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Today, June 10, is National Iced Tea Day! To celebrate, and since our Discover Italy events are going on in store and online, our friend Beautiful Booze helped us prepare an Italian spin on the traditional Sweet Tea recipe using a spirit native to Italy — Limoncello.

If you’re interested in making this cocktail, head to our website to find limited-time deals on select Limoncello bottles through June 19.

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Limoncello Sweet Tea

  • 3 oz. Bellini Limoncello
  • 1 cup sweet tea (see recipe below)
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup ice
  • Lemon slice, for garnish

Combine Bellini Limoncello, sweet tea, lemon juice and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until mixed and chilled. Pour mixture into serving glass and garnish with lemon slice. Enjoy!

Serves: 1

 

Sweet Tea

  • 1½ cup water
  • 2 teabags
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar

Instructions:

Boil water in a small sauce pan, then add teabags and sugar and cook until sugar is completely dissolved. Let the tea steep for 5 minutes, then discard the teabags. Cool.