- 8 orange pekoe tea bags
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup fresh lemon juice (from 6 to 8 lemons), plus lemon slices for serving
- 1 1/2 cups vodka
- Fresh mint leaves, for serving
Put the tea bags in a large heatproof pitcher and pour in 5 cups boiling water; let steep 10 minutes, then remove the tea bags. Pour about half of the tea into ice cube trays and freeze until firm, about 3 hours. Refrigerate the remaining tea.
Photograph by Con Poulos