Memphis Iced Tea

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by SarahBeth

From Neely's BBQ here in Memphis. Delicious! This recipe comes from their show Down Home with the Neely's! I suggest Gentleman Jack for the whiskey if you want an authentic Memphis, TN tea! :) NOTE: Please make sure you use real sweet tea, not tea with equal or sweet-n-low added to it! You must add sugar to the tea during the brewing process for authentic southern sweet tea!

Top Review by Parsley

I made this for a party and used a large pitcher. Everyone who tried it liked it. To keep it cold, I froze some of the iced tea into ice cubes so it wouldn't get watered down by ice. I used ginger ale instead of club soda, just because I'm not a fan of club soda. It looked very nice with lemon slices floating on top. I'll be making this again. Thanx!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • ice
  • 4 ounces whiskey
  • 1 (12 ounce) can club soda
  • sweet iced tea
  • lemon slice, for garnish


  1. Fill 4 tall glasses with ice cubes.
  2. To each glass add 1 oz of whiskey, a spritz of soda and top with sweet iced tea. Stir to combine and garnish with a lemon slice.

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