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Boozy Tea Recipes to Survive The Holidays

As the holidays creep closer and the weather begins to get colder, it’s time to break out your favorite winter teas for warmth and comfort. Better yet, enjoy a boozy tea to get you through the holidays. At Art of Tea, we know that the holidays can get stressful. Nothing takes the edge off like a cocktail made with your favorite holiday tea. Try these boozy teas this holiday season!

Whiskey Chai

This is one of our favorites. If you like the smooth taste of Whiskey and a spiced Chai tea, this cocktail is for you. Here’s what you’ll need.

  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 20 black peppercorns
  • 16 whole cloves
  • 8 cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 quart whole milk
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon loose black tea
  • 3 oz of your preferred Whiskey or Bourbon

To make this delicious treat, start bygrinding all of the spices in a spice grinder and bringing your milk to a simmer before taking it off the heat. Add the spices, tea, and sugar to the slightly cooled milk and allow it to steep for 10 minutes. Strain everything back into the saucepan to rewarm. Add the Whiskey and let this boozy tea warm you up on a cold night and comfort you throughout the holiday season.

Hot Toddy Riff

Try this riff on the classic Hot Toddy and thank us later! Grab these ingredients and whip one up today!

  • 5 oz hot brewed Earl Grey tea or your favorite Black tea
  • 2 oz B&B Liqueur
  • ¼ oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ oz fresh squeezed orange juice
  • ½ tsp honey
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Mix together your tea, liquor, lemon juice, orange juice, and honey. Stir together in a snifter and garnish with ground cinnamon, freshly ground nutmeg, and a cinnamon stick. Not only can this holiday tea cocktail soothe a sore throat or winter cold, it's great to sip on throughout the holidays and the New Year.

Jasmine Gin Fizz

For a light and fresh cocktail, try this Jasmine tea Gin Fizz. Grab these ingredients to enjoy one today!

  • 3 oz Gin
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp warm water
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 oz club soda
  • 1 tbsp loose leaf Jasmine tea
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • Fresh Jasmine flowers

First, infuse your preferred Gin with your favorite Jasmine tea and let it steep for two hours. In a cocktail shaker, combine your Jasmine Gin with the honey, warm water, and egg white. Shake well, and add a handful of ice once everything has mixed together. Strain out the ice and serve in a chilled glass. Add your club soda to finish this holiday tea and garnish with Jasmine flowers and a lemon wedge.

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Prepare for the holidays with these boozy teas. Not only can you shop online for your preferred tea blends and loose leaf teas, you can also start purchasing holiday gifts for your tea-loving friends and family. Teas the season!

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