B and Tea

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

Mint Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

Cocktail:

1 1/2 ounces bourbon, such as Jim Beam Black

1 1/2 ounces good-quality black tea, such as City Harvest Black Tea, strong brewed and chilled

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

Orange slice

Ice cubes

Fresh mint sprig, for garnish

Directions

  1. For the mint syrup: Combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook until the sugar has melted. Stir in the mint and let steep 30 minutes. Strain the mint leaves. 
  2. For the cocktail: Combine the bourbon, tea, lemon juice, lime juice and 2 ounces mint syrup in a cocktail shaker and shake for 5 seconds. 
  3. Rub the orange slice around the rim of highball glass and fill with ice. Pour the cocktail over the ice and garnish with the mint sprig.

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