Here is where I turn to you, dear readers – my fellow patrons of booze, the great unwashed drinking masses – for your guidance, inspiration, creativity, and advice. I cannot, for the life of me, find a suitable cocktail recipe that makes good use of brewed iced tea.
I have tried and I have failed. Thus, I submit a humble request: please enlighten me to your favorite cocktail that uses iced tea as an ingredient.
You see, I enjoy tea – naturally brewed and unsweetened – over ice. It makes a superbly refreshing non-alcoholic beverage, which I do choose from time to time. So, on a recent sunny afternoon, I placed several tea bags in a half gallon mason jar (the same jars I use to make homemade brandy). A fresh batch of sun tea was ready only a few hours later.
However, I now find myself with quite a surplus of tea. Why not put it to good use in a cocktail, I thought. But this is precisely my problem: I cannot find a recipe that doesn’t sound overwhelmingly sweet and sugary.
So here we are, you and I and a jar of tea. I patiently await your suggestions, concoctions, or whatever you have enjoyed and wish to pass on.
Of course, thank you for your assistance. I am forever indebted. Please accept my sincerest gratitude.