Summery tea drink recipes!

Summer is here again and weather is getting warmer even in Finland. Although, a ski resort in Lapland just reopened their slopes for midsummer. So yes, a typical Finnish summer is expected. 

But because for some of you, our tea lovers, it is already time to pull out those summer party hats we thought we share an exceptional and easy to make summer drink recipe with you. So with no further due, we'd love you to try the following recipes:

 

GOJI & BLACK TEA

2 cl Russky Standard
2 cl Fair Goji
dash Angostura Bitters
3 cl  strong brewed MOOSE ON THE LOOSE
1,5 cl sugar syrup
½ lime juice
3 sage leaves
1 cl egg white

Shake all ingredients with ice, double strain to straight to glass.
 

A TRUE POLAR NIGHT CAP

4 cl Zubrowka
dash Angostura Bitters
3 cl strong brewed POLAR NIGHT CAP
2 cl lemon juice
3 blackberries
2 cl juice of red grapefruit
1 cl egg white
1,5 cl sugar syrup
 

Crush blackberries to your shaker, add rest of the ingredients and shake with ice. Double strain to straight to glass.

 

 

Basic cold brewed tea recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 5-8 teaspoon loose-leaf tea per 1 litre of water, depending on desired strength
  • Optional add-ins: sliced lemon, sweetener of choice, fresh mint leaves, sliced cucumber

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. For the best flavor, dump the loose tea into your jug. Pour over cold water.
  2. Cover the jug and refrigerate. Steep white or green tea for 6 to 8 hours; steep black or oolong tea for 8 to 12 hours.
  3. Once your time is up, strain the loose-leaf tea out of the jug by pouring the tea through a strainer. Discard the tea.
  4. Serve tea as is or with any add-ins of your choice. Tea will keep well, covered and refrigerated, for 3 to 5 days.