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Playing How To Make Hibiscus Sweet Tea Sangria By John Cusimano

Rach's husband John makes a sangria with floral notes thanks to hibiscus tea

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John makes his agave simple syrup by combining equal parts agave and water, then heating until the agave melts.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces chilled hibiscus tea
  • 4 ounces silver tequila
  • 4 ounces Cointreau
  • 4 ounces agave simple syrup
  • 1 bottl white Rioja wine
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced, for garnish
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced, for garnish
For the mocktail version:
  • 8 ounces chilled hibiscus tea
  • 4 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 4 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 4 ounces agave simple syrup
  • Club soda, for topping
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced, for garnish
  • 1 lime , thinly sliced, for garnish

Yield

Serves: 3 to 4

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and stir. Serve in wine goblets over ice and garnish with orange and lime slices.  

For a mocktail version, combine all ingredients in a pitcher and stir. Serve in wine goblets over ice, top with club soda and garnish with orange and lime slices.

Always drink responsibly.