Bourbon Chai

Posted on February 07 2016

Bourbon Chai

Bourbon and spicy chai black tea are a winter combo sure to warm you up! Adapted from Saveur. Serves 4.


4 teaspoons of Stash Chai Spice loose leaf black tea
1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, keep seeds and pod
3 cups hot water
3 cups whole milk or unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup honey or agave
1/2 cup spice-forward bourbon, like Maker’s Mark
Cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger (optional)


Combine the tea leaves and vanilla bean seeds and pod, and any additional spices with 3 cups hot water. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and add milk and honey or agave, whisking to combine. Return to a simmer, remove from heat, and allow to steep 10-15 minutes. Strain, pressing down on solids to extract flavors.

Transfer the chai to a heat-proof pitcher and stir in bourbon.

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