Black and Blue Arnold

Enjoy your summer nights with a drink in hand.

A grownup rendition of lemonade, this tea cocktail is the perfect end to the night.

Warm bourbon with a hint of mint and citrus to the palate pairs well with lemonade and tea for an adult summer drink.

Add a few berries and you’ll be ready to relax on the patio.

Recipe courtesy of Josh Peters of the Whiskey Jug:


Black and Blue Arnold

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 tsp. TEALEAVES T Blend Loose Leaf Tea
  • 2 oz. Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bourbon
  • 1 Tbsp. Mint Simple Syrup (see recipe below)
  • 1 cup White Sugar
  • 1 Bunch Fresh Mint (approximately 1 cup)
  • 1 Handful Blackberries and Blueberries
  • 1/4 Lemon
  • 1/4 cup Lemonade
STEPS
  1. Steep 2 tsp. TEALEAVES T Blend in 8 oz./ 236 mL. of hot water.
  2. Let the tea steep for 2-3 minutes before straining and cooling it.

  3. Muddle the berries in the bottom of a Collins glass.

  4. Fill the glass between ½ to ¾ full with ice.

  5. Mix the whiskey together with the simple syrup, squeezed lemon, and lemonade.

  6. Pour this mixture over ice.

  7. Fill with the prepared T Blend tea and enjoy!


Mint Simple Syrup

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup White Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Fresh Mint Leaves
STEPS
  1. Combine sugar, 1 cup of water and mint in a small saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar is dissolved.

  3. Remove from heat and cool.

  4. Strain through a sieve.



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