B and Tea

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Mint Simple Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Cocktail:
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon, such as Jim Beam Black
  • 1 1/2 ounces good-quality black tea, such as City Harvest Black Tea, strong brewed and chilled
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Orange slice
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint sprig, for garnish
Directions
  • For the mint syrup: Combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook until the sugar has melted. Stir in the mint and let steep 30 minutes. Strain the mint leaves.

  • For the cocktail: Combine the bourbon, tea, lemon juice, lime juice and 2 ounces mint syrup in a cocktail shaker and shake for 5 seconds.

  • Rub the orange slice around the rim of highball glass and fill with ice. Pour the cocktail over the ice and garnish with the mint sprig.

  • SERVINGS: 1

  • Calories: 230

  • Total Fat: 0 grams

  • Saturated Fat: 0 grams

  • Protein: 0 grams

  • Total carbohydrates: 35 grams

  • Sugar: 33 grams

  • Fiber: 0 grams

  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

  • Sodium: 2 milligrams


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