Recipe for a lapsang souchong cocktail

Hey, cocktail lovers! Do you want to try something new and exciting for your next drink? If you’re a fan of smoky flavors and exotic teas, you’ll love this recipe for a lapsang souchong cocktail.

Lapsang souchong is a type of black tea that is dried over pine wood fires, giving it a distinctive aroma and taste. It’s perfect for adding a twist to your classic cocktails, such as an old fashioned or a martini.

lapsang souchong cocktail

Here’s how to make it:


  • 1/4 cup of loose leaf lapsang souchong tea (or 4 tea bags)
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon peel for garnish

lapsang souchong tea cocktail


  1. Steep the tea in the boiling water for about 5 minutes, or until it’s strong and dark.
  2. Strain the tea and discard the leaves or bags. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Let it cool completely.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon and lemon juice with some ice. Shake well.
  4. Fill two glasses with ice and pour the tea mixture over them, leaving some room at the top.
  5. Top with the bourbon mixture and stir gently.
  6. Garnish with lemon peel and enjoy!

This lapsang souchong cocktail is a great way to impress your guests or treat yourself to a sophisticated drink. It’s smoky, sweet, sour, and refreshing all at once. You’ll love the contrast between the warm tea and the cold bourbon, and the lemon adds a nice touch of freshness. Try it today and let me know what you think!

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