Spicy Chai Tea Cocktail Recipe

If you’re a fan of both tea and cocktails, this Spicy Chai Tea Cocktail is sure to delight your taste buds. It’s a perfect blend of warm spices, black tea, and a kick of your favorite liquor. Let’s dive into how to make this flavorful drink!


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 black tea bags
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 ounces bourbon or rum
  • Ice cubes


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat and add the tea bags. Let steep for 5 minutes.
  2. In another saucepan, heat the milk over medium heat until warm. Stir in honey, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and cardamom.
  3. Remove the tea bags from the water and add the tea to the milk mixture. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour the mixture into a blender and blend until frothy.
  5. Fill a glass with ice cubes and pour the bourbon or rum over the ice.
  6. Pour the chai tea mixture over the bourbon or rum.
  7. Stir gently to combine.
  8. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or a sprinkle of ground cinnamon, if desired.
  9. Serve and enjoy!


  • You can adjust the spice levels to suit your taste. Add more cinnamon for a stronger cinnamon flavor, or increase the ginger for a spicier kick.
  • If you prefer a sweeter cocktail, add more honey to the milk mixture.
  • This cocktail can also be served warm. Simply skip the ice cubes and heat the bourbon or rum before adding the chai tea mixture.

We hope you enjoy this Spicy Chai Tea Cocktail! It’s the perfect drink for cozy nights in or for entertaining guests. Cheers!