A super drinkable and surprisingly refreshing iced tea with a bitter kick. I had big plans to fix this iced tea up with mint leaves, agave, and plenty of citrus, but found that I liked this pared down version the best.
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Cynar Iced Tea
About This Recipe
|Yield:||1 cocktail, makes enough green tea for 6 cocktails|
|Active time:||5 minutes|
|Total time:||4 hours|
|This recipe appears in:||Tippling With Tea: 3 Tea-Based Cocktails to Make at Home|
- For the Iced Green Tea:
- 3 cups water
- 2 green tea bags
- For Each Cocktail:
- 1 1/2 ounces Cynar
- 3 dashes Fee Brothers West Indian Orange Bitters
- 1/2 cup (4 ounces) chilled green tea
- Garnish: lemon wedge (optional)
For the Iced Green Tea: Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan. When it just reaches a boil, remove from heat and steep the tea for just 2 minutes. Let cool to room temperature and refrigerate until cool.
For Each Cocktail: Combine the Cynar, bitters, and green tea in a small glass. Stir to combine and top with ice. Garnish with lemon wedge if desired.