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Our Berry Black Cocktail is a quick ‘n’ easy Happy Hour treat!
serves 1Ingredients 1 English Breakfast tea bag 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 cup sugar 2 oranges 3 large strawberries 2 ounces vodka
Directions Steep the black tea bag in the hot water for five minutes. Remove the tea bag, pour the tea into a small saucepan, and add sugar. Warm over medium-high heat until the sugar has completely dissolved, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool. Add the strawberries and juice of the oranges into a blender and pulse until smooth. You can choose to strain the purée through a fine mesh sieve or use as is. Fill a cocktail shaker two-thirds full with ice. Add 1 ounce of the sweetened black tea, 3 ounces of fruit purée and 2 ounces vodka. Shake for 15 seconds, until ice-cold. Serve immediately.
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Our Berry Black Cocktail is a quick ‘n’ easy Happy Hour treat!

serves 1
Ingredients
English Breakfast tea bag
1/2 cup hot water
1/2 cup sugar
2 oranges
3 large strawberries
2 ounces vodka

Directions
Steep the black tea bag in the hot water for five minutes. Remove the tea bag, pour the tea into a small saucepan, and add sugar. Warm over medium-high heat until the sugar has completely dissolved, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool.

Add the strawberries and juice of the oranges into a blender and pulse until smooth. You can choose to strain the purée through a fine mesh sieve or use as is.

Fill a cocktail shaker two-thirds full with ice. Add 1 ounce of the sweetened black tea, 3 ounces of fruit purée and 2 ounces vodka. Shake for 15 seconds, until ice-cold. Serve immediately.

Find more recipes in our free summer recipe book, Ice Days Ahead!

Here’s a great idea for your next backyard BBQ…try a twist on the standard Mojito by making it with green tea. This is one of our favorite spring/summer cocktails!


Green Tea Mojito
4 oz (1/2 cup) water
1 Mojito Mint Green Tea with Matcha tea bag
6-8 mint leaves
2.5 oz white rum
2 tsp sugar
Ice
Fresh lime, sliced or lime juice (to taste)Heat up the water to around 175-180 degrees F, below it boils. Brew the tea bag in the hot water for 3-4 minutes. Remove and add sugar. Stir to dissolve. Let chill in the fridge.

Add mint leaves and lime slices (or just the lime juice) to the glass and muddle. Add the rum and tea, stir and then pour the entire drink over a cup filled 3/4 full with ice. Garnish with a lime slice and/or more mint leaves.   High-res

Here’s a great idea for your next backyard BBQ…try a twist on the standard Mojito by making it with green tea. This is one of our favorite spring/summer cocktails!

Green Tea Mojito
4 oz (1/2 cup) water
Mojito Mint Green Tea with Matcha tea bag
6-8 mint leaves
2.5 oz white rum
2 tsp sugar
Ice
Fresh lime, sliced or lime juice (to taste)

Heat up the water to around 175-180 degrees F, below it boils. Brew the tea bag in the hot water for 3-4 minutes. Remove and add sugar. Stir to dissolve. Let chill in the fridge.

Add mint leaves and lime slices (or just the lime juice) to the glass and muddle. Add the rum and tea, stir and then pour the entire drink over a cup filled 3/4 full with ice. Garnish with a lime slice and/or more mint leaves.

Recipe: Pink Hibiscus Flirtini


recipe & photo credit: Cook Eat Live Vegetarian

This cocktail will definitely get you thinking of a tropical escape for Spring Break!
We recommend making it with Stash Ruby Hibiscus Herbal Tea.

Pink Hibiscus Flirtini
serves 2-3

about 150 ml brewed, strained hibiscus & rosehip tea, left to cool
2 or 3 shots vodka
a handful of ice
cava/champagne/prosecco

Put your glasses in the freezer to chill. Put the ice in a cocktail shaker along with the strained, cooled tea and the vodka. Shake well and pour into the chilled glasses. Top with chilled cava. Serve immediately.