This peach whiskey cocktail was inspired by the peach green tea refresher from Starbucks. If you love herbal teas with a hint of sweetness, you will love this peach tea whiskey cocktail.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • The mix of sweet peaches, earthiness of the tea, and tangy lemonade blends into a refreshing and enjoyable taste.
  • Utilizing fresh peaches, this drink celebrates the best of summer produce, offering a seasonal treat that’s hard to resist.
  • This recipe is adaptable for various occasions, from casual BBQs to more formal summer gatherings, making it a versatile cocktail choice.
  • You can serve this with or without alcohol, making it a great mocktail as well!

Tips

  • Maximize Flavor Through Steeping: Let the peach tea bags steep in the boiling water for at least 10-15 minutes. The longer you steep, the stronger the peach flavor will be in your cocktail.
  • Cooling is Key: Ensure the tea is completely cooled before making your cocktail. This not only prevents the ice from melting too quickly but also keeps the drink refreshing and enjoyable, especially on hot days.
  • Whiskey to Taste: The amount of peach whiskey can be adjusted based on personal preference. If you prefer a stronger alcohol flavor, add a bit more whiskey, but if you prefer a milder drink, reduce the quantity.

Equipment Needed

  • Saucepan or kettle
  • Knife for cutting peaches
  • Glasses or pitcher for serving
  • Stirring spoon

Ingredients

Alternative Ingredients

  • Peach Juice
  • Regular Whiskey
  • Lemon
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How to Make a Peach Tea Cocktail with Whiskey

  1. Boil Water: Start by heating water in a saucepan or kettle until it reaches a rolling boil.
  2. Steep Tea: Add peach tea bags to the hot water and let them steep for 10-15 minutes. The longer you steep, the stronger the peach flavor will be.
  3. Prepare Peaches: While the tea is steeping, slice some fresh peaches to be used both in and as a garnish for the cocktail.
  4. Cool the Tea: Allow the steeped tea to cool down for about an hour in the fridge.
  5. Assemble the Drink: Fill your glasses or a pitcher halfway with ice.
  6. Add Lemonade and Whiskey: Top up with lemonade and a 6 oz of peach whiskey to taste.
  7. Mix: Stir the mixture well to combine all the ingredients.
  8. Garnish and Serve: Garnish each glass or the pitcher with the fresh peach slices you prepared earlier and a sprig of mint. Pour the cooled peach tea over the ice until the glasses or pitcher are half full.

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Peach Tea Cocktail with Whiskey

This peach whiskey cocktail was inspired by the peach green tea refresher from Starbucks. If you love herbal teas with a hint of sweetness, you will love this peach tea whiskey cocktail.
Prep Time1 hour 17 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Servings6 people

Equipment

  • Saucepan or kettle
  • Knife for cutting peaches
  • Glasses or pitcher for serving
  • Stirring Spoon

Ingredients  

  • 6-8 peach tea bags
  • 1 cup lemonade
  • ice
  • 6 oz whiskey
  • mint for garnish
  • peach slices for garnish

Instructions 

  1. Boil Water: Start by heating water in a saucepan or kettle until it reaches a rolling boil.
  2. Steep Tea: Add peach tea bags to the hot water and let them steep for 10-15 minutes. The longer you steep, the stronger the peach flavor will be.
  3. Prepare Peaches: While the tea is steeping, slice some fresh peaches to be used both in and as a garnish for the cocktail.
  4. Cool the Tea: Allow the steeped tea to cool down for about an hour in the fridge.
  5. Assemble the Drink: Fill your glasses or a pitcher halfway with ice.
  6. Add Lemonade and Whiskey: Top up with lemonade and a 6 oz of peach whiskey to taste.
  7. Mix: Stir the mixture well to combine all the ingredients.
  8. Garnish and Serve: Garnish each glass or the pitcher with the fresh peach slices you prepared earlier and a sprig of mint. Pour the cooled peach tea over the ice until the glasses or pitcher are half full.

Notes

  • Maximize Flavor Through Steeping: Let the peach tea bags steep in the boiling water for at least 10-15 minutes. The longer you steep, the stronger the peach flavor will be in your cocktail.
  • Cooling is Key: Ensure the tea is completely cooled before making your cocktail. This not only prevents the ice from melting too quickly but also keeps the drink refreshing and enjoyable, especially on hot days.
  • Whiskey to Taste: The amount of peach whiskey can be adjusted based on personal preference. If you prefer a stronger alcohol flavor, add a bit more whiskey, but if you prefer a milder drink, reduce the quantity.

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