- Servings: 2 quarts
- Prep Time: 5 min
- Cook Time: 15 min
- Total Time: 20 min
|1½ oz||(or 3/4 Cup) Loose Black Tea Leaves|
|2 oz||Maker's Mark or Your Favorite Whiskey or Bourbon|
|Zest of 2 Lemons|
Combine sugar and water in non-reactive sauce pan. Slowly heat until sugar melts. Remove from heat and cool.
Infuse the black tea in 1 quart of just boiled water for 2 minutes. Strain tea into pitcher, add 1 quart of room temperature water.
Combine the tea and simple syrup, mix well. Refrigerate until cool.
To serve: Fill 12 oz glass with ice cubes, a pinch of zest and a sprig of mint. Add 2 oz Markers Mark, and fill to top with the remaining with Sweetened Tea. Stir and serve.