Plymouth Tea with a Kick! March 07 2013

Smeatons Mead

This is one of the most common recipes using hot tea and alcohol together. It's a spicy tea drink with cloves, rum and cognac. The brewed clove flavor and dark rum gives an exotic-tasting cocktail that's unique from an ordinary hot cocktail.

Ingredients:

1 oz cognac
1 oz dark rum
1 cup  of Freshly brewed Plymouth Tea

Several cloves
1/2 tsp honey
Pinch of nutmeg

Preparation:
Heat tea and other ingredients together in a saucepan. Serve hot with a cinnamon stick.

 

Hot Orange Argyle

This sweet and warm drink only takes 15 minutes to prepare enough to share with you and someone else. It will be worth the time you take to prepare it and impress the one you're with.

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups nearly boiling water
1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
2 Tbsp. almond liqueur
1 Tbsp. orange liqueur (cointreau, grand mariner, or similar)
2 Plymouth Tea bags (Mayflower Blend)

Preparation:
Pour hot water over Plymouth Mayflower bags; cover and brew 5 minutes. Remove Tea Bags. Stir in remaining ingredients. Serve hot.

 

Janner Grog Brew(JGB)

This one is so simple to prepare and packs a traditional punch.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. rum
Ground Ginger to taste
Prepare a cup of your favorite Plymouth Tea Blend (Drakes, Armada or Mayflower)

Mixing instructions:
Add Rum to hot tea. Add ginger to taste. Stir and Enjoy.

 

Pilgrims Punch

This recipe makes enough for your late winter party to keep everyone warm. 14 cups of this hot fruity punch will surely be the talk of the evening. I'll bet none of you other friends served this at their party

Ingredients:

4 oz. curaçao
2 cups strong hot Drakes Blend

1/2 cup lemon juice
1 750-ml. bottle dark rum
1 cup orange juice
brown sugar, maple syrup, or honey to taste (any of these provide the right sweetness)

Mixing instructions:
In a saucepan add hot tea, fruit juices, sugar, syrup, or honey, and mix well until all sweeteners are dissolved. Add Curacao and rum. Heat contents but do not allow them to boil. Stir well and serve in mugs.