This 4th of July which fall over a long weekend, serve up a Zen, White & Blue, a festive iced tea cocktail that blends fresh tea leaves, blueberries and mint with raspberry infused vodka and Zen Green Tea Liqueur.
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Created by Tea Sommelier James Labe and inspired by Old Glory, this cocktail combines both the spirit of the holiday and the sweet taste of summer.
The recipe for the fabulous drink is listed below:
ZEN, White & Blue
1½ parts ZEN Green Tea Liqueur
3 parts prepared Silver Needle White Tea
1½ parts SKYY INFUSIONS RASPBERRY
3 parts Fresh Blueberries, muddled or pureéd
Combine 1 part cold and 5 parts boiling water to approximate 180ºf. Use ½ cup dry tea leaves to 2 cups hot water (1:4). Steep 3 minutes. Strain and chill. Combine and stir ingredients. Serve on the rocks. Garnish with Fresh Mint.
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