True Blueberry Tea Cocktail

December 24, 2018

Author Notes: There aren't many blueberry drinks out there in classic bartender guides. One notable exception is the blueberry tea, which actually contains no blueberry or blueberry flavored ingredients. It's one of those sleight of hand bartender concoctions that relies on the alchemy of several ingredients to morph into something seemingly completely different. Granted, a classic blueberry tea only kind-of tastes like blueberries.

While brainstorming cocktails for this project, the old phrase, "don't bring a knife to a gun fight" came to mind. Paying homage to the original recipe and adding real juice, the layers of blueberry flavor are amazing. Serving it in a snifter concentrates all of the aromas in your nose holes. This is a great winter warmer. Recipe by Eric Bemis aka pourfarmer.com
Bow Hill Blueberries

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 min

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 ounce Disaronno (Amaretto)
  • 2 ounces Bow Hill Organic Heirloom Blueberry Juice
  • 3 ounces Earl Grey Tea

In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Combine juice and liqueurs in a snifter. Add brewed tea and microwave for 30 seconds or heat on the stove top on medium. Garnish with orange twist.

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