Spiked Green Tea

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min (includes steeping time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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14 sprigs fresh mint

6 bags green tea 

One 6-inch piece ginger, thinly sliced 

1/4 cup honey 

Juice of 1 lime 

6 ounces unfiltered sake 

4 thin slices lime, for garnish 


  1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil a medium saucepan; boil for 1 minute. Add 10 of the mint sprigs, the tea bags and the ginger; stir. Turn off the heat and let steep for 20 to 25 minutes. Discard the mint, tea bags and ginger. Stir in the honey until dissolved.
  2. Add 4 cups crushed ice to a pitcher. Pour in the green tea and the lime juice; stir to melt the ice. Add the sake and stir to combine.
  3. Pour the green tea mixture into 4 glasses filled with ice. Garnish with the lime slices and the remaining mint sprigs.