Pre-party: Prepare 3 tblsp of Happy Tea in 4 cups of water and bring to a simmer and let stand until cool.. Strain and then refrigerate until it is party time.
Mixing the cocktail:
two slices of fresh orange peel ribbon twisted over the glass. Rim the glass using the orange and dip it in sugar crystals.
In your shaker mix 2 oz of Bourbon.
Muddle one sugar cube in the Bourbon
Add 2oz of fresh squeezed strawberry juice or pineapple juice.
Add ice and 4oz of chilled Happy Tea.
Shake or stir for one minute, then pour into your cocktail glass. (no ice).
Add garnish of your choice;: orange peel, strawberry or pineapple slice.
Here is a Picnic Party Tip.: Brew a large amount of HappyTea early in the day. Let it cool in the fridge til party time. This will ensure that you have enough tea ready to quickly mix several cocktails during the party. They will be coming back for more!! YUM.