This Mango Green Tea Rooibos Smash is perfect for celebrating International Tea Day (okay, and all year long). It's even great as a
In fact, it's even great as a mocktail, i.e. without the alcohol. Test it out and Tweet us your photos at @RoyalCup or Instagram them by tagging us @DrinkRoyalCup and using the hashtag #DrinkRoyalCup!
Mango Green Tea Rooibos Smash Recipe
2 oz. Mango Green Tea & Rooibos concentrate (recipe below)
1 oz. simple syrup
2 oz. of your favorite bourbon
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
Mango, diced (optional)
How to make a tea concentrate
Measure 1 heaping tablespoon of loose leaf tea. Steep tea in 8 ounces of boiling hot water, 4-5 min. This makes a 2:1 strength tea concentrate. Pour tea concentrate through a strainer to stop steeping.
How to make a Mango Green Tea & Rooibos Smash
Combine first 3 ingredients in a martini shaker. Press mint leaves against sides of shaker with back of spoon to release flavors. Add in bourbon, lemon and lime. Shake and strain over ice. Garnish with mango, if desired.