Bourbon Mint Iced Tea
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (4 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (4 ounces)
  • 1 cup bourbon (8 ounces)
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 quart plus 1 cup unsweetened iced tea (40 ounces)
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a two-quart pitcher, muddle or mash the lemon wedges, sugar and mint leaves with a large wooden spoon until a thick syrup forms.
  2. Add the orange juice, lemon juice and bourbon and stir to combine.
  3. Fill the pitcher with ice cubes and add the iced tea, then stir to combine.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Even though I'm not much of a fan of Bourbon -- I LOVED this drink!