3 Refreshing Iced Tea Cocktails

10th Jun 2014 / By Guest Contributor

It’s National Iced Tea Day! That means it’s time to relax and treat yourself to a refreshing Iced Tea Cocktail. These tasty drink recipes are easy to make and will put you in an instant tea-RIFFIC mood!

Bergamot Iced Tea 
1 cup of sugar
1 lemon
1 pint of water
2 black tea bags
2 shots of Vodka liquor
½ cup of ice

Directions: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add the sugar and tea bags to the pot. Stir the ingredients well and let them cool. Pour the mix into glass over ice and add the shots of alcohol. Store the drink in the refrigerator for a quick chill. Add a sliced lemon wedge to the rim of the glass for a garnish.

Smoky Iced Tea Cooler
2 black tea bags
½ of a lemon
1 teaspoon of ginger
2 shots of Brandy liquor
½ cup of ice

Directions: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the tea bags, ginger and freshly squeezed lemon juice to the pot. Stir the ingredients and let them cool. Add 2 shots of brandy to the mix. Pour the cocktails into 2 glasses over ice and store in the refrigerator to chill. Let it cool for a few minutes and drink up, cheers!

Dark Iced Tea
1oz of Whiskey liquor
1oz of Rum liquor
1oz of Triple Sec
½ of a lemon
½ cup of ice

Directions: Add whisky, rum, triple sec, freshly squeezed juice from the lemon and ice in a cocktail shaker. Mix it well for about 20 seconds and pour the drink into two glasses over ice.

Which recipe are you going to use to celebrate Iced Tea Day?

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