Recipes: Tea Cocktails

Recipes: Tea Cocktails

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It doesn’t get much more refreshing than a tall glass of iced tea on a hot summer day. (Plus, green tea, in particular, is packed with nutritional benefits.) But just imagine how much tastier that glass would be after the inclusion of some tequila or vodka. Just in time for those 90-degree days in the Valley, Numi Organic Tea shares three tea-infused, party-perfect cocktail recipes that are sure to cool you down as the temperatures start to rise.

Green Iced Tea
Created by James Labe
1 Numi Decaf Ginger Lemon Tea Bag
3 oz. fresh Cucumber Juice
1 ½ oz. Tequila
Splash of Lemon Juice

Infuse one tea bag in tequila for 30minutes, then remove bag, squeezing out excess. Combine and stir ingredients. Serve on the rocks. Garnish with lime wedge.

Cantalope Tea Daquiri
Created by James Labe
1 ½ oz. Numi Emperor’s Puerh Tea
1 ½ oz. Van Gogh BLUE Vodka
3 oz. Frozen Cubed Cantaloupe
1 oz. Coconut Milk
Splash of Lemon Juice

Steep tea at 4-times normal strength for 2 minutes, then remove tea bag and chill liquid for later use. Combine and blend ingredients in blender, adding a splash of lemon for each serving. Serve on the rocks, garnish with lemon wedge.

Grey Russian
Created by James Labe
1 ½ oz. prepared Numi Earl Grey Tea
1 ½ oz. Van Gogh Oranje Vodka

Steep tea at 4-times normal strength for 2 minutes, then remove tea bag and chill liquid for later use. Combine and stir ingredients. Serve on the rocks, and garnish with lemon wedge.

 

 

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