Thoroughbred Tea

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
Thoroughbred Tea from Big Bad Breakfast
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Jazz up your usual glass of sweet tea with Thoroughbred Tea from Big Bad Breakfast in Charleston. This drink switches up sweet tea with a mix of Woodford Reserve bourbon and mint. Enjoy a refreshing, adults-only Southern classic.

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Makes 1 drink

  • 6 mint leaves
  • 2 lemon wedges 
  • 2 ounces Woodford Reserve bourbon 
  • ½ ounce honey 
  • Sweet tea 
  • Mint sprig and flamed lemon, for garnish 
  1. Add mint and lemon wedges to a cocktail tin and and muddle. Add bourbon, honey, and fresh ice and gently stir.
  2. Strain mixture into a glass over crushed ice and top off with sweet tea. Slap mint sprig to release oils and garnish.
  • Recipe by Aaron Lorrence, Big Bad Breakfast, Louisville, Kentucky

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