Thirsty Thursday: Mint Julep Sweet Tea

This week I’ve been accomplishing some serious spring cleaning.  This warm weather better be here to stay because I’ve stored away all of our closed-toe shoes, fall/winter wardrobes and heavy coats.  SUMMER is my FAVORITE season – lots of water, sun and less clothes to wear (which means getting the kiddos dressed quicker…always a plus in my book!).  Needless to say, I was happy to see my brights come out of the attic, and am more than ready to sport them!  One of them, being these…

Tory Burch Miller Thongs in Equestrian Orange

And with that…sip away with this tasty cocktail!

Found in: Southern Living: Weddings

Makes: 4 Cups
Hands-On Time: 10 Min.
Total Time: 10 Min.

1/2 Cup Loosely Packed Fresh Mint Leaves
1 Lemon, Sliced
2 Tbsp. Sugar
3 Cups Cold Sweetened Tea
1 Cup Bourbon
Crushed Ice
Garnish: Fresh Mint Sprigs, Lemon Wedges

Combine first 3 ingredients in a 2-qt pitcher.  Press mint leaves against sides of pitcher with back of spoon to release flavors.  Stir in sweetened tea and bourbon.  Serve over crushed ice.  Garnish, if desired.

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3 thoughts on “Thirsty Thursday: Mint Julep Sweet Tea

  1. Yum – I was thinking about having some kind of spiked tea as our signature drink at the wedding and this one is sounding really tasty!

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