Marcos Tello calls this variation “a delicious sort of adult Arnold Palmer” (half iced tea and half lemonade). He suggests experimenting with the tea-spirit combination, perhaps trying a chai with Cognac or Thai tea with rum. Slideshow: Great Summer Drinks 

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makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill a chilled collins glass with ice. Add the Black Tea Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters and stir well. Stir in the club soda and garnish with the lemon twist.

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Notes

Black Tea Vodka:

In a jar, cover 1 tablespoon black tea leaves with 8 ounces vodka. Let steep for 20 minutes. Pour the infused vodka through a fine strainer into a clean jar and store at room temperature for up to 1 month. Makes 8 ounces.

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