Brandy Slush – A Wisconsin Favorite

You’ll find this make ahead cocktail to be a sunny citrus blend, warmed by the mellow flavor of brandy. Perfect for cooling off in the summer and a welcome offering during the holidays.


  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 4 bags of black tea
  • 1 (12 oz) can of lemonade
  • 1 (12 oz) can of orange juice – pulp free
  • 2 cups of brandy


  1. Mix and bring to a boil, sugar and 7 cups of cold water
  2. Separately, boil 2 cups of water; than add the 4 bags of black tea. Set for 10 minutes.
  3. Mix both mixtures together and put in a 5 quart container.
  4. Add thawed can of lemonade, thawed can of orange juice, and 2 cups of brandy.
  5. Stir well and freeze for 2 days.

Takes about 15 minutes to make.
Serves: 8 drinks

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