Whisk up these delicious cocktails perfect to the 'T' to celebrate Whisky and Tea Day!

Tomorrow it's #WorldWhiskyDay and #InternationalTeaDay, but while both the drinks might be polar opposite in style, did you know you can enjoy cocktails with both? We have curated a list of 5 recipes you could follow to celebrate this fun day that luckily falls on a weekend!


Whisky and Tea Cocktails to whip up this #WorldWhiskyDay and #InternationalTeaDay:


Honey Whiskey Iced Tea

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Honey Whiskey Tea

If you're a tea lover but cannot stand to drink anything hot in the summer, this cocktail is for you! With just a few simple ingredients and some work, you can have your own whiskey tea cocktail.


Ingredients Required:
  • 2 oz/ 60 ml of Honey Whiskey (#TTSRecommends: Jack Daniels Tennesse Honey Whiskey)

  • 1 Part Lemonade

  • 1 Part unsweetened iced tea (#TTSRecommends: Tea Trunk Blue Pea Iced Tea)

  • Lemon slice (garnish)

Read the full recipe here.

Green Tea Highball

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Green Tea Highball

A Whisky Highball is a classic cocktail loved by many whiskey lovers. Why not add a little bit of a twist by mixing green tea into the cocktail, creating a new concoction?


Ingredients Required:
  • 2 oz/ 60 ml Japanese whisky (#TTSRecommends: Suntory [Yamazaki] Whiskey)

  • 2 oz/ 60 ml brewed green tea, cooled (#TTSRecommends: Tetley Classic Green Tea)

  • Club soda, chilled, to top

  • Maple Leaf Candy (garnish)

Read the full recipe here.

Easy Bourbon (Sweet) Tea

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Bourbon (Sweet) Tea

Another perfect drink for the summers is the Bourbon Tea, a great refreshment to kick back and enjoy, especially on #WorldWhiskyDay and #InternationalTeaDay. With just four ingredients, you can enjoy the deliciousness of tea and bourbon together.

Ingredients Required:
  • 1 ½ oz/ 45 ml Bourbon Whiskey (#TTSRecommends: Buffalo Trace Bourbon)

  • ½ oz/ 15 ml limoncello

  • 4 oz/ 120 ml iced tea, freshly brewed (#TTSRecommends: Sublime House of Tea English Breakfast Tea)

  • Lemon wheel or wedge (garnish)

Read the full recipe here.

Scotch Tea

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Scotch Tea

Scotch Whisky is whisky made in Scotland, and who knew it would pair well with some earl grey tea? This particular cocktail might take a few more ingredients than usual and a bit more time, but it's totally worth it if the end result is a delicious cocktail!

Ingredients Required:
  • 2 oz/ 60ml Scotch (#TTSRecommends: The Macallan Double Cask 12 Year)

  • Grated nutmeg

  • 3 Dashes Angostura

  • ¾ oz/ 22 ml lemon

  • ¼ oz/ 7 ml Honey

  • ½ oz/ 15 ml Double Strength Tea Syrup

Tea Syrup

  • 4 oz/ 120 ml Earl Grey (#TTSRecommends: Luxmi Tea Earl Grey Tea)

  • 16 oz/ 475 ml Water

  • Raw Sugar (turbinado sugar)

Read the full recipe here.

Black Tea & Whisky Cooler

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Black Tea & Whisky Cooler

This cocktail screams summer with its fruity blends of whisky and black tea. It is the perfect concoction to sip on a summer evening while watching a movie/show or hanging out with your favourite people.

Ingredients Required:
  • 3 Black tea bags or 1 Tablespoon loose black tea (#TTSRecommends: Dancing Leaf Earl Grey Tea)

  • 4 Large mint leaves, plus extra mint sprigs (garnish)

  • Ice, as needed

  • 4 oz/ 120 ml small-batch whisky (#TTSRecommends: Epitome Reserve)

  • 4 oz/ 120 ml peach nectar (or mango nectar)

  • 1 oz/ 30 ml orange liqueur

  • ½ oz/ 15 ml pure vanilla extract

Read the full recipe here.

Threefold Fashion (An Angad Singh Gandhi Special)

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Threefold Fashion

Angad Singh Gandhi, the brand ambassador for Glenfiddich India, has shared some whiskey-tea cocktail recipes to enjoy this #WorldWhiskyDay and #InternationalTeaDay! The Threefold Fashion immediately caught our attention, and we cannot wait to try it out.


Ingredients Required:
  • 2 oz/ 60ml Whisky (#TTSRecommends: Glenfiddich 12yo)

  • Green Tea (#TTSRecommends: Anandini Himalayan Tea- Firdaus)

  • Sugar

  • Aromatic bitters

  • Cinnamon Stick

  • Applewood smoke (use a smoke gun or smoke top)

Recipe
  • Infuse Firdaus Anandini Himalayan tea to 60ml Glenfiddich.

  • Fill the mixing jar with lots of ice and pour the infused whisky in.

  • Add 10ml of tea-sugar cordial (Boil 1:1 ratio of Anandini Himalayan tea and sugar with water) and a few dashes of aromatic bitters.

  • Add applewood/hazelwood smoke while continuously stirring the drink for 25-30 seconds.

  • Finally, strain it over a big cube of ice in an old-fashioned glass and garnish with a small cinnamon stick.


*PS: All the measurements given in 'ML' are approximate conversions.