Cocktails & Apéritifs, Vya Extra Dry

At the barbecue and can’t decide between a cold glass of lemonade, iced tea or a cocktail? Your decision just got easier with this iced tea cocktail recipe! Our Lemon Tea Crush lets you have it all in one bright, smooth and refreshing beverage – that also happens to be perfect for pairing with barbecue!

Vya Extra Dry Vermouth harmonizes the mix of flavors in vodka, tea and lemonade for a balanced, thirst-quenching cocktail that’s sublime on hot summer days. Especially when paired with barbecued ribs, chicken, hot dogs and burgers! Yum!

Lemon Tea Crush Iced Tea Cocktail with a plate of ribs and a bottle of Vya Vermouth


1.5 oz. Vya Extra Dry Vermouth
1 oz. Lemon tea vodka or lemon vodka
Heavy splash of lemonade
Heavy splash of fresh brewed passion fruit or raspberry black iced tea


Combine ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass with ice. Garnish with a lemon slice.

*Tip: Don’t have any lemonade on hand? Try fresh-squeezed lemon juice with a bit of sweetener like agave or simple syrup!

Iced Tea Cocktail with Vya Extra Dry Vermouth and a plate with a brat, chips and pasta salad

Like your favorite glass of iced tea, this iced tea cocktail will please your palate with a flavorful twist! Iced tea is a staple at summer barbecues, making this the perfect cocktail to serve alongside your favorite grilled goodies. Its bright and refreshing profile pairs fantastically with tangy barbecue sauces and sides like pasta & potato salads, grilled veggies, salty snacks and so much more.

Looking for other food and cocktail pairing ideas? If you love Manhattans, these Manhattan cocktail and food pairing ideas are a MUST try!

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