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Dorset Tea-Tail

The sun has got its hat on! And what better way to celebrate and enjoy soaking up the sun than with a delicious and refreshing drink This is our Dorset Tea-Tail, made with our summery blend Strawberries & Cream.

You can prepare this drink in advance and it is the perfect crowd pleaser if you have family or friends coming over for a BBQ or garden drinks! It can be left as a non alcoholic refreshing tea or you could add in your favourite tipple to start the party off! Of course, please drink responsibly. 

Tea Syrup

Ingredients

300g Caster Sugar

150ml Filtered Water

4 Dorset Tea Strawberries & Cream Tea Bags

Method

On a Medium Heat continuously stir the sugar, water and tea bags together for around 10 minutes. Recommend tying the bags to the handle for ease. Once all the sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and allow to cool. Pour cooled mixture into a sterilized jar and keep in a cool dry place for up to one month.

 

Tea Ice Cubes:

Ingredients

Jug

1 Litre of Filtered Water

Kettle

3 Dorset Tea Strawberries & Cream Tea Bags

Ice Cube Tray

Method

Boil 1 Litre of filtered water and pour into a jug with 3 tea bags in and brew to desired strength. Recommend 5minutes and remove tea bags. Once cooled pour into the ice cube trays and allow to freeze overnight.

 

Build Drink:

Ingredients

6-8 Mint leaves

½ A lime Squeezed

2 tbsp of Tea Syrup (1 tbsp for less sweetness)

Strawberries & Cream Tea Ice Cubes

Topped with Light Carbonated Mixer of your Choice, lemonade, Sprite, Tonic, Soda. Recommend Elderflower Tonic

Garnish with Mint Sprig, Straw and Dorset Tea Bag

Method

In a tall glass, muddle the mint leaves, syrup and lime juice together lightly, fill with tea ice cubes and top up with desired carbonates mixer. Garnish with Mint, Straw and Dorset tea bag

 

Now it's the hard part, sit back, relax and enjoy whilst you soak up the sun!