Perfect Arnold Palmer

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Spicy Little Sister

After a long period of testing, this is the best Arnold Palmer recipe I've come up with. It's all in the technique. Also, if you want to turn this into a Hairy Palmer (a.k.a. Drunken Golfer), add a shot of whiskey/bourbon per cup.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup turbinado sugar
  • 4 -6 meyer lemons, roughly 1 . 5-2 Cups (more if they're small)
  • 7 black tea bags
  • water


  1. Put the sugar into a pan with 2-3 cups of water and make it into simple syrup. Turn off the heat.
  2. Juice the lemons into serving pitcher.
  3. Make the cover the tea bags with 4 cups of water. Wait until it cools.
  4. Pour the tea into the lemon juice. Add 1/3 of the simple syrup. Taste it. Keep adding simple syrup to taste.
  5. Add water to make 2 quarts.

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