Southern Sweet Tea Sipper

This Southern Sweet Tea Sipper is a delightful twist on the traditional old fashioned cocktail, infusing the rich flavors of bourbon with the refreshing sweetness of chilled sweet tea. The muddled orange peel and bitters add a zesty aroma and depth to this Southern-inspired libation, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a taste of the South in a classic cocktail.

Southern Sweet Tea Sipper

A Southern-inspired twist on the classic old fashioned cocktail, combining bourbon, sweet tea, and a hint of orange for a refreshing and flavorful sip.

4.41 from 90 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 2 mins


  • 1 strip of orange peel
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 6 oz chilled sweet tea


  1. In an old fashioned glass, muddle the strip of orange peel and orange bitters together until the orange peel releases its oils, creating a strong orange scent in the glass.
  2. Add the bourbon and chilled sweet tea to the glass.
  3. Add a large ice cube, stir gently, and enjoy!