Great Lakes Distillery Brandy Slush

Great Lakes Distillery Brandy Slush
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This recipe, which was originally published in my book “Wisconsin Cocktails,” is a classic take on a brandy slush. You’re more likely to find a brandy slush at a summer party than on a bar menu. While you don’t need a recipe, strictly speaking, this will give you a clear roadmap.
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Total time: 4.15 hours
  • 6 green tea bags
  • 9 cup water
  • 2 cup brightonwoods apple brandy or other brandy
  • 1/2 cup good land orange liqueur or other orange liqueur
  • 12 ounce lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • soda water, to top
  1. Brew the 6 green tea bags in 2 cups boiling water and steep according to directions.
  2. Remove and discard tea bags. Stir together the tea, 2 cups brandy, 1/2 cup orange liqueur, 12 ounces thawed lemonade concentrate, 12 ounces thawed orange juice concentrate and remaining 7 cups of water until well mixed.
  3. Pour into a container and freeze for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.
  4. To serve, scoop one or two scoops of slush into a glass, then top with soda.