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Sweet Tea Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Here’s a straightforward, refreshing bourbon cocktail recipe from Try this after a long day in the sun to unwind.

This recipe uses Organic Nilgiri Black tea, a crisp, clean black tea that doesn’t cloud up when iced.


  • 6 cups water
  • 6 tsp. Organic Nilgiri Black tea
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup (honey will do too)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup bourbon (depending on how strong you want your cocktail)
  • 4 to 6 sliced orange rounds
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint
  • Ice


Using the hot brew method, or cold brew method, prepare 6 cups of Organic Nilgiri black tea

Muddle orange slices and mint in a medium bowl with bourbon.

Pour the muddled mixture into an Iced Tea Pitcher with the black tea. Strain, if desired, and serve

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