Recipe: Bourbon Mint Tea


  • 4 cups water
  • 8 black tea teabags
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint
  • 2 cups bourbon


  1. In a large saucepan, boil 4 cups water. Add 1/2 cup sugar; stir to dissolve. Remove from heat; add 8 teabags of black tea. Steep 10 minutes; discard teabags. Add 4 cups cold water; transfer to pitcher, and chill. Add 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves. Using a wooden spoon, crush mint until fragrant; stir in 2 cups bourbon. Serve over ice.

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