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Sweet Tea and Bourbon Cocktail

This sweet tea is spiked for added flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 162kcal
Author: Eden


Sweet Tea and Bourbon Cocktail

  • 1 cup homemade sweet tea
  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • mint leaves to garnish

Sweet Tea Recipe

  • 8 bags black tea
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp sugar (add more or less to taste)
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 3 cups cold water


Sweet Tea and Bourbon Cocktail

  • Add the tea, bourbon and lemon juice in a tall glass and stir. Top with ice, mint leaves and a lemon wedge. Serve ice cold

Sweet Tea Recipe

  • Boil 3 cups water, then remove from the heat and add 8 tea bags and mint leaves to steep. 
  • Cover and let them sit for 15 minutes. 
  • While the tea is still hot, add in the sugar and stir until dissolved.
  • Then add in the cool water and mix. 
  • Pour the tea into a pitcher or tall jar to store in the refrigerator until cooled.


Nutritional values are for one cocktail.


Serving: 0g | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 10mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin C: 9.6mg