This peach whiskey cocktail was inspired by the peach green tea refresher from Starbucks. I was sitting on the back patio sipping a Trente (yes they make them that big) and decided to add some gin. As I was sipping away, I remembered that I had peach whiskey in the bar and immediately regretted my gin choice (even though it was still amazingly refreshing).
After I finished my Starbucks peach gin contraption, I went inside and pulled out some peach tea from David’s Tea, and got to work. It turned out a-m-a-z-i-n-g.
If you love herbal teas with a hint of sweetness, you will love peach tea. The peach tea in this recipe is different from your typical peach tea. Most peach teas are made from leaves or fruit. This particular blend from Davids Tea is a beautiful blend of apples and peach.
To help cut down on sugar, using a mix of tea and lemonade helps make this summer cocktail a little healthier. I love a refreshing summer cocktail, but not the loads of sugar most summer drinks hold. It also cuts down on the sweetness providing a fresher taste.
Needless to say, I served my new peach tea whiskey the following weekend. The entire bottle of peach whiskey was devoured, I would consider that a hit!
Now I want to share this amazingly delicious peach tea whiskey so you can enjoy it for yourself!
Start by putting your water into either a saucepan or kettle and bring to a boil.
Add in the peach tea and let steep for a good 10-15 minutes. The more you steep the flavourful your drink will be.
While your tea is steeping, cut some fresh peaches to add into your cocktail.
Once your tea has cooled (15-20 minutes or so), fill your glasses or pitcher with ice and pour your tea to the halfway mark.
Add in your lemonade and peach whiskey.
stir to mix and garnish with fresh peaches and mint springs.
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