Recipes: Try these DIY Iced-Tea Cocktails to beat the summer blues
If you are a tea lover but this scorching summer is stopping you from sipping your favourite beverage, then try some interesting Ice-tea cocktails. These will help in cooling down your body and are also fun to make. Head to your shelf and take out that bottle of whisky or rum that you've been stocking up for long now, and try your hand at making these cocktails.
Tokyo Iced Tea cocktail with Bootz Rum
One-ounce Bootz Rum,
Juice of 1/4 lime
Seven-up, Highball Glass
Fill an old-fashioned glass halfway with ice. Mix in all of the ingredients (except the Seven-Up). Fill the rest of the way with Seven-up. Gently stir to avoid bruising the liquors. Top with a kiwi ring, cherry, lemon, or lime slice.
Tangy Edge Iced Tea with Cutty Sark
35ml Cutty Sark Prohibition
Fill a highball glass halfway with ice. The Cutty Sark and cola must then be poured over the ice. Garnish with orange peel to make it look fancy.
The Famous Hot Toddy
50ml The Famous Grouse
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp runny sugar
1 spiced tea bag (apple and cinnamon)
Lemon zest to garnish, hot water
Pour the hot toddy glass with the spiced tea bag and hot water. Then stir in the popular grouse, honey, and lemon juice. Finish with a sliver of lemon zest and the teabag removed.