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Foolproof Grapefruit Bourbon Ice Tea

A refreshing grapefruit cocktail made with black tea, simple syrup, and bourbon. This easy-to-make cocktail is refreshing, vibrant and so tasty. Highly customizable so anyone could enjoy it, sip on this drink any time of the year!
Foolproof Grapefruit Bourbon Ice Tea Recipe | SideChef
A refreshing grapefruit cocktail made with black tea, simple syrup, and bourbon. This easy-to-make cocktail is refreshing, vibrant and so tasty. Highly customizable so anyone could enjoy it, sip on this drink any time of the year!
Chelsea Peachtree
Hi Everyone! I am so happy you are here! My name is Chelsea and I am a recipe developer, food photographer and content creator. My goal is to provide you with simple, straight forward vegan recipes that have normal ingredients you can read.
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Hi Everyone! I am so happy you are here! My name is Chelsea and I am a recipe developer, food photographer and content creator. My goal is to provide you with simple, straight forward vegan recipes that have normal ingredients you can read.
https://chelseapeachtree.com
35min
Total Time
15min
Active Time
$3.13
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4

Black Tea

4 cups
Water
4 bags
Black Tea

Simple Syrup

1
4-5 slices and some juice needed, plus extra slices for garnish
1 1/2 cups
Water

Cocktail

1 fl oz
Bourbon
or Vodka, Gin, Tequila
to taste
Ice
to taste
for garnish
(optional)
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
137
FAT
0.1 g
PROTEIN
0.5 g
CARBS
30.3 g

Author's Notes

Make this drink non-alcoholic by skipping the bourbon. You can totally use another fruit instead of grapefruit, I have made this with peaches, as well as apples and oranges.

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Brew Black Tea (4 bags) in Water (4 cups) , allow it to steep for 10 minutes.
Step 2
While the black tea is steeping, begin making simple syrup. Add Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) , Water (1 1/2 cups) , and 4-5 slices of Grapefruit (1) to a saucepan on medium stirring periodically.
Step 3
Once the sugar has dissolved, remove it from heat and transport it into a heat-resistant container. Cool both the simple syrup and black tea in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Step 4
Once both have cooled, make your drink! Add Bourbon (1 fl oz) , 2 oz of cold black tea, and 2 oz of simple syrup. If this is not sweet enough for you, add another ounce of simple syrup. Stir, then fill the glass to the rim with Ice (to taste) .
Step 5
Optionally, add 1/2 oz of grapefruit juice to the drink to add a little tartness and garnish with Fresh Rosemary (to taste) and/or grapefruit slices.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
137
% Daily Value*
Fat
0.1 g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0 g
0%
Trans Fat
--
--
Cholesterol
--
--
Carbohydrates
30.3 g
11%
Fiber
--
--
Sugars
25.0 g
--
Protein
0.5 g
1%
Sodium
6.9 mg
0%
Vitamin D
--
--
Calcium
40.3 mg
3%
Iron
0.1 mg
1%
Potassium
84.6 mg
2%
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