The fresh lemony flavor of this version of a John Daly cocktail is perfect for summer's heat. Citrusy Earl Grey tea add another layer of flavor to the classic iced tea-lemonade and vodka cocktail. The tea may be made with traditional boiling water or as sun tea with extra consumed on its own or making multiple cocktails.
Additional cocktails may be made at one time by multiplying the ingredient proportions in the recipe by the number of desired cocktails.
1 ½ouncesLemon Vodka(homemade or purchased), (chilled if desired)
Optional garnish: lemon wheel
Collins glass(tall 11-14 ounce glass; refer to photos)
Preparing the iced tea:Traditional method; 1 cup of water and add 1 Earl Grey teabag. Allow to steep per package recommendations. Remove and discard the tea bag; allow the tea to cool fully before using. Sun Tea: fill a large glass jar with 4 cups of water and 4 tea bags. Set it in the sun and allow to naturally steep to desired strength. Remove tea bags and chill the tea before using.
Place a few ice cubes in a tall Collins glass. Add the vodka, followed by the lemonade and the iced tea. Garnish with a lemon wheel if desired and serve with a straw.