July 4 Cocktail Plea: Give Me LiberTea or Give Me the Recipe
Ingredients (makes 1 pitcher):
4 cups water
4 cups lemonade
4 black tea bags
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup Wild Turkey Bourbon
1 1/2 cups American Honey (honey liqueur from Wild Turkey)
In a large saucepan, boil 2 cups water. Remove from heat; add 4 tea bags of black tea. Steep 8 minutes; discard teabags. Add 2 cups cold water and lemonade; transfer to pitcher and chill. Add fresh basil leaves. Using a wooden spoon, crush basil until fragrant. Stir in Wild Turkey Bourbon and American Honey. Serve over ice.
Alternative preparation for lazy hosts:
Fill pitcher with ice-cold beer instead.