Mint Julep Iced Tea

This tea holds all the tasty secrets of the mint julep–mint and bourbon–and adds fresh lemon, lime, and sweetened tea to create a summer-ready drink for the adults in your circle.

Yield:

2 quarts

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Ingredients

8 mint leaves
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 cup bourbon
3 cups cold sweetened tea
Cubed or crushed ice

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a 2-quart pitcher, pressing with spoon to crush mint. Stir in bourbon and tea. Add ice.

Note:

May 2002