Blackberry Winter Tea Cocktail | HBN Homebar

I haven’t been creating too many cocktails over the past few weeks — but this one I really loved and wanted to share! I am antsy for spring, as I am sure most of YOU are, and this one really calls for warmer weather.

So, get out our cliché, hipster mason jars and let’s do this!

Blackberry Winter TeaBlackberry Winter Tea Cocktail
by Heartbeat Nosh

2 1/2 oz Dark Rum
3 oz Fresh Brewed Lemon Ginger Tea
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
4 Dashes Hella Aromatic Bitters
Blackberry Soda
Lemon & Sage Garnish

To make: First, brew your cup of tea. I only used about 5 oz to make and it brewed quickly! While your tea is brewing (3 – 5 minutes), combine dark rum, lemon juice, and bitters in a shaker with ice. Add 3 oz of your freshly brewed lemon ginger tea and shake. You’ll want a lot of ice because the warm tea will melt some, which will give your cocktail a bit more liquid — so don’t overdo it with the tea. Pour into a mason jar filled with ice, and finish up with a splash of blackberry soda. Garnish with lemon wedge and sage leaf (you could also garnish with fresh blackberries, of which I had none).

**Also try with rye or bourbon, or dark rum and brandy. I mean, basically just add whatever other delicious booze you want. 🙂 

Enjoy and dream of warmer days! 

Blackberry Winter Tea



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