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Refreshing Arnold Palmer Spiked Drink

A chilly Arnold Palmer drink cools the palate and refreshes the spirit on a hot day. The Arnold Palmer tea is traditionally a non alcoholic drink.

Make it as the original virgin drink or as the Arnold Palmer Spiked. We give you both recipes.

All your friends and family are sure to love this tasty blend of tea and lemonade.

We use the Arnold Palmer half and half recipe below.

The traditional virgin Arnold Palmer beverage and our Spiked version are both delicious. Now you have an icy summer drink for everyone in your group.

Arnold Palmer Cocktail

What is an Arnold Palmer drink?:

The Arnold Palmer Drink is an Iced tea with lemonade. Arnold Palmer, a pro golfer, often ordered it when on the gold course. He made it his signature tea drink.

Arnold ordered it made with three parts unsweetened tea to one part lemonade. Since then this popular summertime refresher has transformed into many versions.

Arnold Palmer went on to make this drink a famous brand with various incarnations sold by Many companies over the years.

Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer Half and Half:

This version of the Arnold Palmer is the Arnold Palmer half and half. With a little sweetener. We like it that way.

You do you. Adjust the proportions to your liking.

Delicious non Alcoholic Arnold Palmer drink Recipe:

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Arnold Palmer Spiked Ice Tea Drink:

The spiked version also became known as the John Daly drink. Daly is a professional golfer with a rep for liking his alcohol.

The Arnold Palmer was Originally spiked by a bartender in the Whiskey Creek Golf Course . He made it for John Daly be adding vodka. You will find this drink ordered as both the Arnold Palmer spiked and the John Daly.

Then a southern version replaced the vodka with bourbon. And another with Everclear. We are sticking with vodka in our recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Your favorite black tea-chilled
  • Lemonade-chilled
  • Vodka
  • simple syrup
  • Fresh lemon for garnish

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Below you will find our printable recipe card for the Spiked Arnold Palmer and in the notes section we give you the traditional non alcoholic version.

At the bottom of the card you will see the recipe demonstration video showing you how to make this drink both ways.

We hope you enjoy this drink!

Arnold Palmer Cocktail
Yield: 1 Drink

Arnold Palmer Spiked Drink Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The Arnold Palmer Spiked Drink is refreshing and delicious. We make it with vodka, chilled lemonade and black tea. Perfect summer refreshment!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup unsweetened black tea (Chilled)
  • 1/2 Cup lemonade (chilled)
  • 1 1/2 oz. Vodka (chilled)
  • 1/2 Oz. simple syrup

Instructions

Prep:

  1. Chill the lemonade, tea and vodka to reduce dilution
  2. Fill your cocktail shaker half full of ice.Adding Ice To Glass
  3. Slice a lemon.Sliced Lemon For Garnish

Make the Arnold Palmer Spiked Drink:

  1. Add the chilled Lemonade to the shaker. Adding Ice To A Shaker
  2. Measure and pour in the chilled black tea.Black Tea For The Arnold Palmer
  3. Measure and add the vodka.Pouring Vodka Into A Cocktail Shaker
  4. Optional: Add simple syrup or your favorite sweetener.Measuring Simple Syrup
  5. Shake the shaker until it is very cold. About 30 seconds.Shaking A Cocktail
  6. Pour into a tall glass with ice.Pouring The Arnold Palmer
  7. Garnish with a slice of lemon in the glass and one on the side.Garnishing The Arnold Palmer Spiked
  8. serve.Arnold Palmer

Notes

For the non alcoholic traditional version of this drink use equal parts chilled black tea and lemonade. Sweeten to taste.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 172Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 6mgCarbohydrates 20gFiber 0gSugar 19gProtein 0g

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Making The Classic Arnold Palmer Mixed Drink-Pin Image
A chilly Arnold Palmer drink cools the palate and refreshes the spirit on a hot day. The Arnold Palmer tea is traditionally a non alcoholic drink.
Refreshing Arnold Palmer Spiked Drink Recipe-Pin Image
The Arnold Palmer tea is traditionally a non alcoholic drink. Make it as the original virgin drink or as the Arnold Palmer Spiked. We give you both recipes.
How To Make An Arnold Palmer Drink-Pin Image
The Arnold Palmer tea is traditionally a non alcoholic drink. Make it as the original virgin drink or as the Arnold Palmer Spiked. We give you both recipes.

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