Nothing beats the heat like sweet tea and scotch cocktails.

According a recent WSJ article, Scotch Tea cocktails are breaking through and having their moment more so than ever before! When blended together, the combination creates a refreshing cocktail that retains both the flavor of the tea and the whisky.

The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky offers their latest signature summer cocktail, the Front Porch Punch, which combines the subtle smokiness of scotch infused with chai tea, stirred together with pineapple and lemon juices, for a slightly sweet and refreshing cocktail.

The Front Porch Punch is simple to make in single servings as well as in large batch, just follow the quick recipe below if entertaining a larger group.

Front Porch Punch

Front Porch Punch

Photo Courtesy of Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky

The Front Porch Punch (Single Serve)

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Chai Tea Infused Famous Grouse*
  • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. Soda Water

Preparation: Using the chai tea infused Famous Grouse as the base, combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain onto fresh ice in a rocks glass and garnish with lemon wheels.

*Chai-Tea Infused Famous Grouse: Add 4 tbsp. loose leaf chai tea to a 750 mL bottle of The Famous Grouse. Let sit for at least half an hour and strain desired amount.

The Front Porch Punch (Large Batch – Serves 5)

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. Chai Tea Infused Famous Grouse
  • 2 1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 2 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 3 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 5 oz. Soda Water

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl or large pitcher. Stir gently and top with lemon wheels. Serve in rocks glasses over fresh ice.