Thursday, March 7, 2013

Cocktail Hour: Spiked Peach Tea

Well, In my part of town the #Snowquester was not so much. I'm talking a gross drizzle all day long, but snow... nope. More than anything the dreary weather and slow day at work left me dreaming of summer time. I know that peaches are few and far between this time of year, but good news! All you need is peach tea for this one!

Spiked Peach Tea

  • Two bags (or two TBSP of loose) peach tea
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 jigger of your favorite bourbon
  • Ice


Basically you're going to heat the water then steep the tea bags until it becomes a deep brown color. Remove bags and return to heat, adding the sugar to create a syrup. You will need to heat the liquid until the sugar fully dissolves and begins to thicken slightly (5 minutes or so). Let the mixture cool. It will create more than enough syrup for your cocktail--- so store the leftovers for a rainy snow day. Once the syrup is cool, combine with ice and bourbon (add water if you need a little less bite), and enjoy your peachy drink in the middle of a "snow storm."

This yummy cocktail was also inspired by my lovely roommate BW who had been enjoying lots of peach tea lately, and the wonderful Mr. and Mrs. LWW who are returning to DC this weekend!  #DCCallie needs to join us! 


Alissa | Feeling Good said...

This sounds delish!!


Mrs. Type A said...

Nothing better than some good bourbon on a snow day!

Sarah Elizabeth said...

this sounds amazing-I'll definitely have to try it!!! :) Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Sunkissed and Southern said...

This looks delicious!

Melissa said...

I love you for posting this -- I can't wait to try it! xo

Allyssa said...

Delicious! I love anything with peaches in it!

Jamie said...

I love peach tea, that sounds delicious! Just pinned it!


Penniless Socialite said...

And this little recipe is getting pinned. Love it!
Penniless Socialite

Chelsee @ Southern Beauty Guide said...

Sounds great, I will def. have to try this!

Anonymous said...

I need this drink immediately. #dccallie will be back before you know it. Until then she will just cry in her lonely apt. in CT. Have fun with LoPro & JRea this weekend! <3 muah

Jen said...

I will definitely have to try this! :) Thanks for sharing.

Alyssa Longobucco said...

Peach tea is a summer favorite of mine! Really anything with peaches makes me happy, but this looks especially delicious!

The Glossy Life

jackie jade said...

yum! looks so delish. this would be so tasty on a warm day sitting on the patio. now i just need some warm weather! :)

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