9 Must-Try Chai Tea Cocktails

Exploring chai cocktails, enthusiasts uncover a blend of warm spices, black tea, and sweet hints from honey or sugar, mixed masterfully with various spirits. This fusion creates a refreshing yet deep-flavored beverage, ideal for those who relish a complex taste. Enjoying these cocktails offers a novel twist on the beloved chai tea, marrying traditional and contemporary with every sip. They’re a go-to for social gatherings or serene moments alone, bringing a sophisticated spin to your drink selection. This roundup is a must-try for anyone eager to refresh their cocktail repertoire with something uniquely enticing.

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A cozy chai cocktail. The cocktail, in the foreground, is served in a clear, heat-resistant mug, showing a rich, creamy brown color characteristic of chai. It's topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon and cardamom. Beside the mug, on a rustic wooden table, there's a small cinnamon stick, a few cardamom pods, and a star anise. The background features a comfortable lounge setting, with a plush armchair, a soft throw blanket, and a small stack of books. A window in the background offers a view of a serene autumn landscape, with trees bearing colorful leaves and the warm light of the setting sun.

9 Must-Try Chai Cocktails

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 6 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chai cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Elevate your cocktail game with the bold and spiced flavors of chai. 


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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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