How do you infuse tea with spirits?

How do you infuse tea with spirits?

Tea-infused vodka or gin is perfect for making martinis.

  1. 24 HOUR METHOD. Add 2 tsp. of dry tea leaves to 2 cups of alcohol. Wait for 24 hrs & then strain. the tea leaves out.
  2. 20 MINUTE METHOD. Add 6 tbsp. of dry tea leaves to 2 cups of alcohol. Wait for 20 min & then strain the tea leaves out.

What spirit can you put in tea?

The easiest way to tastefully incorporate alcohol into your favorite tea is by slightly altering the classic Hot Toddy recipe. Choose your preferred spirit—whether it be rum, gin, whiskey or vodka—pour it into a mug along with a touch of honey and a spritz of lemon, then top it with tea in place of hot water.

Can you steep tea in alcohol?

No heating is necessary for infusing high-proof spirits, so just pour the loose tea (or tea bags) directly into the spirit, shaking or stirring occasionally until the desired intensity is reached. Double strain the infusion, and it’s ready to use. Blueberry black tea steeps in gin for the perfect fall Bramble.

What alcohol is best in tea?

Alcoholic Hot Tea Drinks: Finding The Perfect One For You

  • The Hot Toddy. A hot toddy is probably the best and easiest way to combine tea and alcohol.
  • Rum And Black.
  • Whiskey And Green.
  • Bourbon And Mint.
  • Gin And Chamomile.
  • Rye Whiskey And Chai.
  • Bourbon and Earl Grey.
  • Tea Rum Punch.

How long does tea infused vodka last?

Twist the top of the tea bag closed, while leaving room for expansion of the tea. Pour 1 cup of mid-level vodka over. Store in a cool, dark place for 2-3 days. Because tea is meant to infuse, even a short period of time, like 24 hours, will be enough to render good flavor.

What is the best sweet tea vodka?

Best Sweet Tea Vodka

  • Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka. 4.8 out of 5 stars.
  • Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka. 4.8 out of 5 stars.
  • Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka. 4.5 out of 5 stars.
  • Mothers Sweet Tea Vodka. 4.6 out of 5 stars.
  • Burnett’s Sweet Tea Vodka. 4.7 out of 5 stars.
  • Seagram’s Sweet Tea Vodka.
  • Southern Sweet Tea Vodka.
  • Silver Sweet Tea Lemonade.

What percent alcohol is Twisted Tea?


Category Malt Beverages
Region United States, Ohio
Brand Twisted Tea
Alcohol/vol 5%

Why should I not drink green tea?

Green tea extracts have been reported to cause liver and kidney problems in rare cases. Drinking green tea is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when consumed for a long time or in high doses (more than 8 cups per day). Drinking large amounts of green tea might cause side effects due to the caffeine content.

What alcohol goes with Dr Pepper?

Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum is a popular pairing with Dr Pepper, one that amps up the spiciness from subtle to aggressive. A cocktail named Dr. Chia uses coconut rum to add a tropical flair to the fruity soda.

Can you leave fruit in vodka?

Most common liquors, like vodka, tequila, rum, whiskey and gin, are all great choices. You can infuse liquor with just about anything – fresh fruit, herbs, spices, dried fruit, and anything else your heart desires. It’s best to stick with just a few complementary flavors – don’t overdo it with too many ingredients.

Should you refrigerate infused vodka?

Once the vodka is perfectly flavored, strain out the solid ingredients and discard them. Vodka made with perishable items, like fresh fruit or herbs, should be stored in the fridge. If you used shelf-stable items like dried spices or dried fruit, the vodka can be stored at room temperature.

What can I infuse vodka with for a Bloody Mary?

If you love Bloody Mary’s, try a dill and celery seed infused vodka as your base. Throw a jalapeno or dried red chili in there too if you like it spicy. Chai spices and black tea can infuse a vodka for a killer Chai White Russian. I typically end up with 1-3 tablespoons of whole spices per cup of base.

What kind of liquor can you infuse with ice?

Once you have those infusions on hand, you’re some ice and a mixer or two from a Cucumber Gin Gimlet (very refreshing in late August) or a Chai White Russian or a Cherry Manhattan. That’s really all there is to it, so if you learn best by doing, feel free to stop reading now and go play around with whatever’s in your liquor and spice cabinet.

What kind of alcohol do you infuse with vodka?

Part One: Know Your Base Alcohol 1 Vodka 2 Gin 3 Tequila 4 Rum 5 Brandy 6 Whiskey, Scotch & Bourbon

What are the best flavors to infuse alcohol with?

Classic infusion flavors: Chili, citrus, tropical fruit, coconut, ginger, melon, watermelon. The sweet herbs like mint, lemon verbena and cinnamon basil are also good. Personal favorites: I’m not a big tequila drinker, but I’ve done a few infusions that are making me reconsider.