The ultimate Southern refresher, this cocktail from the Bayou Bar at the Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans combines tea-infused bourbon, lime juice and mint for a boozy take on iced tea. Slideshow: More Cocktail Recipes 

Food & Wine
November 2016

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Credit: © Eva Kolenko

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 1-quart jar, steep the bourbon with the tea bag for 2 hours; discard the tea bag. Fill a shaker with ice and add the lime juice, simple syrup, mint leaves and 2 ounces of the tea-infused bourbon; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass and garnish with the mint sprig; serve immediately. 

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