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Cocktail of the Week: Charleston Cocktail

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content. Please drink responsibly.

St Royale Green Tea Vodka is refreshingly sweet and an unexpected delight. On its own, you can really taste the hints of honey and green tea. Mixed with sweet tea, lemonade and mint, the sweetness becomes the star in this delightful cocktail — a must-have for your hot summer evenings!


  • St Royale Green Tea Vodka
  • Sweet tea
  • Lemonade
  • Mint leaves


  1. In a shaker, muddle about 4-5 mint leaves
  2. Add 2 oz. St Royale Green Tea Vodka, 3 oz. lemonade, and 2 oz. sweet tea
  3. Add ice and shake
  4. Pour over ice in a Collins glass
  5. Garnish with fresh mint