Antilles Tea

"Tea," says Jennifer Colliau, "is a wonderful base for nonalcoholic drinks because its slight bitterness makes a complex, adult beverage rather than a fruity kids' drink." Here she mixes lemongrass tea with an easy-to-make clove-infused simple syrup. Slideshows:  Refreshing Iced Tea Recipes 

Antilles Tea
Photo: © Frances Janisch
1 drink


  • Ice

  • 2 ounces chilled brewed lemongrass tea

  • 1 ounce Clove Syrup

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1 lime wheel studded with cloves, for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tea, Clove Syrup and lime juice and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass and garnish with the clove-studded lime wheel.

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