You are here: Home » Entertaining » Afternoon Tea Meets Cocktail Hour Afternoon Tea Meets Cocktail Hour Entertaining,Featured Article,How-To,In Season,Recipes,Summer http://relish.com/articles/tea-cocktail-recipes/ by RelishMay 1, 2007 Re-envision a pitcher of icy summer tea as an after-five beverage for easy summer entertaining. http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/iced-tea.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Spiked iced tea is a lighter alternative to heavy cocktails for summer entertaining and is not nearly as potent as so-called Long Island Iced Tea, which doesn’t actually contain tea at all. It also makes a refreshing and unexpected alternative to the usual Bloody Mary or Mimosa at brunch. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons bourbon, rum or dry sherry to each serving of Classic Iced Tea, Green Iced Tea or Apple-Cinnamon Iced Tea Add 1 tablespoon of bourbon or raspberry liqueur to each serving of Raspberry Tingle. Add 1/2 to 3/4 cup of rum to Lemon Pineapple Green Tea. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Apple Cinnamon Iced Tea A fruity, refreshing variation on summer tea. Lemon Pineapple Green Tea A fruity tea-based punch to please everybody. Raspberry Tingle Adding vinegar to fruit juice is a refreshing idea that goes back a long way; mixing it with tea is a great update.