Smoky Iced Tea and Whiskey Cooler

Smoky Iced Tea and Whiskey Cooler

[Photograph: Kelly Carámbula]

The cocktail is smoky and complex without being heavy. It's got a lightness that comes from the lemon juice and ginger liqueur that make for a dangerously sippable drink.


About the author: Kelly Carámbula blogs about her adventures in the kitchen, including a weekly happy hour, on eat make read. She is also the founder and publisher of Remedy Quarterly, an independent food journal.

  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces brewed Lapsang Souchong tea, chilled
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur
  • 1 ounce rye whiskey
  • Dash Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Lemon twist

Directions

  1. 1.

    In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine tea, lemon, ginger liqueur, whisky, and bitters. Shake for 12 seconds. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with lemon twist and serve immediately.