Cynar Iced Tea Recipe

Cynar iced tea
Autumn Giles

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.

Recipe Details

Cynar Iced Tea Recipe

Active 5 mins
Total 4 hrs
Serves 1 serving


  • 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)


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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