Spicy Bourbon Chai Tea Recipe | Stash Tea – Stash Tea Canada

Spicy Bourbon Chai

Posted on February 07 2016

Spicy Bourbon Chai Tea Recipe | Stash Tea

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

How to make Spicy Bourbon Chai


Makes 4 servings

  • 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)


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

Happy sipping!

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