Hard Ice Tea Recipe

hard ice tea recipe
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As a lover of tea, I’ve always enjoyed a good glass of iced tea on a hot summer day. But sometimes, I want something a little stronger. That’s where hard ice tea comes in. This recipe is perfect for those who want a refreshing drink with a kick. Plus, it’s easy to make and can be customized to your liking.


  • 4 cups water
  • 6 tea bags (black tea or herbal tea, your choice)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vodka
  • Lemon slices for garnish


  1. Bring water to a boil in a pot.
  2. Add tea bags and let steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove tea bags and stir in sugar until dissolved.
  4. Add vodka and stir.
  5. Let cool and refrigerate until chilled.
  6. Serve over ice with a slice of lemon for garnish.

Nutrition Table

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Calories 120
Total Fat 0g
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
Sugars 18g
Protein 0g

Recipes FAQ

  • Q: Can I use a different type of alcohol besides vodka?
  • A: Yes, you can use rum, whiskey, or tequila as a substitute for vodka.

  • Q: How long does this recipe last in the fridge?
  • A: It can last up to a week in the fridge if stored in an airtight container.

  • Q: How strong is the alcohol taste in this recipe?
  • A: It depends on how much alcohol you add. Start with 1 cup and adjust to your liking.

  • Q: Can I use honey instead of sugar?
  • A: Yes, you can use honey as a substitute for sugar.

  • Q: Can I add fruit to this recipe?
  • A: Yes, you can add fruit such as strawberries or peaches to give it a fruity flavor.

Recipes Tips

If you want a stronger tea flavor, use black tea instead of herbal tea. If you want a sweeter taste, add more sugar or honey. You can also experiment with different types of alcohol for a unique twist on this recipe.

Make sure to let the tea cool before adding the alcohol to prevent the alcohol from evaporating. And be sure to serve this drink over ice for a refreshing summer cocktail.

If you’re serving this drink at a party, consider making a large batch and serving it in a pitcher. This recipe can easily be multiplied to serve a crowd.

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