Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 06:00 pm
Boozy Apple Iced Tea is the best way to combine a little booze with your favorite fall flavors. Bright and refreshing, this is the perfect fall cocktail.
This recipe is super fun and easy to make. If you are looking for a non-alcoholic beverage, you can also rotate it with my healthy Spinach Smoothy.
Boozy Apple Iced Tea
Boozy Apple Iced Tea is the perfect cocktail that will go so well with your Thanksgiving meal. This cocktail is so bright and refreshing, with delicious notes of sweet honey, apple spice tea, fresh mint, and seasonal apples. A combination of gin, vodka, and the bourbon adds a boozy touch, that just works so well with the other flavors.
I love a drink that is easy to make, this Boozy Apple Iced Tea is perfect, as you don’t have to mix individual cocktails. You make a huge pitcher, store it in the fridge and pour it over ice-filled glasses when ready to serve.
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Why You’ll Love This Boozy Apple Iced Tea:
- Firstly, it’s refreshing and sweet and it will save you some money if you make your own.
- Perfect for hot summer days and brunch parties.
- Also, it’s loaded with delicious and flavorful fruits.
- Kids and grownups love it. For kids, just skip the booze.
- In addition, can be made with any tea flavor and fruits
Is Boozy Apple Iced Tea served hot or cold?
As the name describes it’s served cold. However, during cold seasons of the year, a hot boozy apple drink can be served warm. Just skip the ice in that case. It will warm your soul. During hot months of the year, a cold apple iced tea is served, and it will refresh and re-energize your body.
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BOOZY APPLE ICED TEA
- 500 ml water filtered boiling water
- 500 ml apple juice
- 2 black tea bags or 2 apple cinnamon tea bags
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 lemons (juice extracted)
- 10 mint leaves (cleaned and crushed)
- 1 lemon (sliced)
- 2 ounces gin
- 4 ounces apple flavored vodka
- 2 ounces bourbon
- Min leaves
- 1 red apple (sliced)
- 1 green apple (sliced)
- juice of half lemon
- Add the boiling water to a medium bowl. Add in the tea bags and let steep for 10 minutes.
- Remove and discard the tea bag and stir in honey, lemon juice and crushed mint leaves into the still hot tea.
- If you are using sweetened apple juice, and would't prefer the drink to be too sweet, skip the honey.
- Let the tea cool at room temperature. Strain and discard the mint leaves.
- Pour the tea into a pitcher, stir in the apple juice, gin, apple flavored vodka and bourbon. Taste and if you prefer more alcohol, adjust on your preference. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
- When ready to serve, add sliced apples to a bowl, drizzle with lemon juice, mix and add them to the pitcher with the boozy apple tea.
- Add lemon slices to the pitcher and a few fresh mint leaves.
- Add ice cubes, green and red apple slices and a few lemon slices to a tall glass. Pour the Boozy Iced Apple Tea, garnish with a lemon wedge and fresh mint.
- Serve and enjoy!