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rainy day ginger bourbon tea

March 13, 2010
4 Ratings
  • Serves 1
Author Notes

i just made this up yum.. while baking corn bread ( recipe coming) (mild honey or turbinado sugar is best ) —chez lady S

What You'll Need
  • 3/4 cup hot boiling water
  • 2 inch piece of fresh ginger roughly chopped
  • 2-3 teaspoons honey or sugar ( to taste)
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1 shot bourbon
  • Dash fresh ground nutmeg ( optional)
  1. mix first 3 ingredients brew about 5 minutes
  2. remove ginger pieces by pouring through a strainer
  3. add bourbon , lemon juice of one lemon about to taste and sprinkle with a dash of nutmeg if you so desire put in favorite mug and enjoy

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13 Reviews

J March 7, 2020
Love to know everyone's favorite bourbons...
student E. March 14, 2010
i love ginger and i love bourbon! might have to forgo going to bed to make this....
chez L. March 14, 2010
there addictive, its good i didn't get into these until now
they can obviously be drunk fall through the rainy spring but then it will be summer...oh yes iced tea!
Annelle March 14, 2010
I think I feel a cold coming on...
chez L. March 14, 2010
haha good excuse:)
thirschfeld March 14, 2010
Yes, I sampled a few of these night and can say they are very good.
chez L. March 14, 2010
really? great, thank you!
chez L. March 14, 2010
oh ya it is like a hot toddy maybe this should be called a "ginger bourbon hot toddy"!
mrslarkin March 14, 2010
Nice. Like a hot toddy. Only better.
chez L. March 14, 2010
thanks! oh no now i want to have another one tonight
chez L. March 13, 2010
oops well it will be worth it:)
thirschfeld March 13, 2010
your recipe just caused me to overcook the broccoli, LOL, it happens
thirschfeld March 13, 2010
bourbon and tea might just be about our favorite two beverages. Amy, I am sure will make this in about the next 5 minutes. I am going to guess the nutmeg really isn't optional.