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cocktail glass with strawberry and jalapeno garnish

Strawberry Jalapeno Mint Iced Tea Spritzer

Strawberry jalapeno mint iced tea spritzer, say that fast five times. This drink screams summer to me. It would be perfect for a BBQ or outdoor dinner party. You get the wonderful sweet flavor of strawberries and then hint with a slight kick of spice at the end.

How to Make This Spritzer

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1 cup water
2-3 chopped strawberries
2-3 sliced jalapenos
1/4 cup mint iced tea
1 cup ginger ale

Simple Syrup Directions

1. Bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to boil.
2. Add 2-3 chopped strawberries and 2-3 sliced jalapenos.
3. Add strawberries and jalapenos to the pot and lower the heat to medium and heat for 5 minutes.
4. Strain the liquid into a pourable container. After it is to room temp you can store it in the frig for up to a week.

Spritzer Directions

1. Fill a glass with ice.
2. Add 1/4 cup of the strawberry jalapeno simple syrup
3. Add 1/4 cup of mint iced tea 
4. Add 1 cup of ginger ale 
5. Stir it up and enjoy.

For a garish you can add a simple mint sprig. You can slice a jalapeno and slide it up the mint sprig. You can grab a garish stick and add a mint sprig, a slice of jalapeno and a slice of strawberry. I hope you enjoy the summer this year and this spritzer. If you want to be featured and show off your drink making skill tag hint_of_lavender on social and I’ll share it.

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