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Whiskey Tea Highball

Smoky lapsang souchong tea lends a deep, Scotch-like edge in this simple southern highball.

1 oz. bourbon
5 oz. lapsang souchong and heather flower tea (recipe below)
1 oz. simple syrup (1:1)
orange peel
Ice cubes
Tools: barspoon
Glass: highball
Garnish: licorice root stick (available at terraspice.com)

Fill a highball glass with ice and add bourbon, brewed tea, simple syrup and an orange peel. Stir to combine, then garnish.

Lapsang Souchong and Heather Flower Tea
1 Tbsp. lapsang souchong loose-leaf tea (available at serendipitea.com)
1 pinch dried heather flowers (available at terraspice.com)
12 oz. boiling water

Steep tea and flowers in boiling water for 5 minutes. Pour over ice to chill. Strain and refrigerate until ready to use.

Andrew Noye, the Barn Bar at Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee

 

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