Tea Cocktail Guide
Greetings cocktail lovers, you’ve made it. Welcome to Smith—the most uncommon name in tea—known for our curated line of teas and herbal infusions like nothing else in the world. Below you’ll find a selection of our favorite cocktails-of-the-moment along with some good reads to inspire your next steeping.
Tea Cocktail Recipes
One of the oldest known cocktail mixers, tea has long been an essential ingredient in any bartender’s pantry for its complex aromatics, tannins and lengthening abilities. Happy mixing.
As George Orwell recounts in his 1946 essay A Nice Cup of Tea, just three years before the birth of tea pioneer Steven Smith, “the best manner of making [tea] is the subject of violent disputes.” Although there are a couple of steps that are generally agreed upon, brewing tea can easily be tailored to individual preference, and many tea drinkers have refined their brew practices to create their own perfect cup. Below are a series of guides on how to make tea in sachet or loose leaf form. Use these to begin forming your personal steeping style, with just a touch of Smith Teamaker finesse.