Green Tea Mint Julep

This traditional drink of the Kentucky Derby balances sweet, minty and herbal flavors that are delicious and refreshing.
Green Tea Mint Julep - Mosi Tea

Green Tea Mint Julep

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Mosi Green Mint loose leaf tea
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • For a boozy drink, add bourbon!

Tools + Equipment

  • Mosi All-in-One infuser to combine all the ingredients easily
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Citrus juicer to squeeze the lemon juice, optional
  • Shot glass

Directions

STEP 1: Fill the sieve with Mosi Green Mint tea and secure it to the lid.

STEP 2: Pour water (about 185 degrees which has small boiling bubbles) into your infuser through the spout.

STEP 3: Attach the lid, switch up the lock, and flip the infuser upside down for 2 minutes.⁠ Flip over and let it sit for 15 minutes or until it is cooled off.

STEP 4: Meanwhile, add ice, sugar, mint leaves, orange juice, and lemon juice to a glass. Add bourbon, if you desire.

STEP 5: Pour the tea into a glass, stir and enjoy!⁠

Note: This recipe is best enjoyed cold/over ice. Please be aware you should not pour boiling hot water into a glass as it can break — wait until your tea is cooled off before adding it to a glass!  

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Photo credit: Southern Plate, www.southernplate.com/