Hunter's Tea

Germany-Austria-Switzerland: Traditional Hunter’s Tea

Less the party cocktail, but certainly a gentlemanly drink for a cold winter night! The Jägertee, Hunter’s Tea in English, will both keep you warm and energetic. Drink carefully – a many a powerful gentleman has seen some short-term memory loss after two or three of these…

Hunter's Tea ReceipeIngredients:

  • 1 cup black tea
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup Kirschwasser (or dry plum brandy)
  • 2.5 oz sugar
  • 0.5 (or a very small) cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • Peel of 0.5 lemons


Heat all ingredients to a boil and let simmer for about 5 minutes. Add sugar for personal taste.

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