October 20, 2023 4 min read

When it comes to quenching your thirst and delighting your taste buds, tea might not be the first beverage that comes to mind but that is probably because you haven’t yet discovered tea mocktails. In this blog post, we'll step into the world of tea mocktails, offer some suggestions for some really tasty pre-prepared tea mocktail concoctions, and provide some of our favourite tea mocktail recipes, including a lemon iced tea mocktail, black tea mocktail, Mint Mojito Tea, Piña Colada Tea, and Fireside Heat Tea. So, grab your teapot, and let's embark on another tea-infused adventure!

Tea Mocktails: An Introduction

Tea is more than just a soothing hot beverage; it's a versatile infusion that can be transformed into refreshing and delectable mocktails. Tea mocktails and ice tea mocktails, are a unique way to enjoy the myriad flavors and health benefits of tea in a new and exciting form. New Zealanders are fortunate to have access to premium teas from T Leaf T, Harney & Sons, and Tea Total, making it an ideal destination for tea enthusiasts.

The Art of Tea Mixology

Tea mixology is all about blending the right teas, herbs, and spices to create unique and invigorating mocktail experiences. The best tea mocktails are a fusion of quality tea and complementary ingredients that elevate the flavors, making every sip a sensation. Let's explore some enticing tea mocktail recipes that you can try at home.

Lemon Iced Tea Mocktail: A Zesty Delight

Lemon Iced Tea



  • Brew the Ginger Lemon Tea and let it cool.
  • In a pitcher, combine the brewed tea, lemon juice, and honey.
  • Stir until the honey dissolves.
  • Add ice cubes to the pitcher and garnish with lemon slices and mint leaves.
  • Serve chilled and enjoy the zesty goodness!

The Allure of Black Tea Mocktails

Black Tea Mocktails

Black tea, with its robust flavor, offers a perfect base for crafting mocktails that are rich and invigorating. Here's a delightful black tea mocktail recipe to try:

Black Tea Mojito



  • Brew the Earl Grey Tea and let it cool.
  • In a glass, muddle fresh mint leaves and sugar.
  • Add the brewed tea and lime juice to the glass.
  • Stir well and add crushed ice.
  • Garnish with additional mint leaves.
  • Sip and savor the refreshing blend of citrus and black tea.

Exploring Unique Tea Mocktail Blends

Tea Mocktail Blends

We all have busy lives so we wanted to also offer some really convenient options for tea mocktails where you simply need to add water (and perhaps a little ice). 

Tea Total Lime Mint Mojito Tea

Feel the Caribbean breeze with Tea Total's Lime Mint Mojito Mocktail Tea. Lime and spearmint combined with the tender sweetness from caramel drops, a delicious and refreshing flavoured green tea!

  • Brewing tips
  • 1 level teaspoon per 250ml cup
  • Use water slightly cooler than boiling at 80 degrees Celcius (just add a splash of cold water)
  • Steep for 2-3 minutes then pour.

Tea Total Coconut Piña Colada Tea

Reminiscent of the delightful Pina Colada cocktail, Tea Total's Coconut Piña Colada tea us a creamy blend of coconut and sweet pineapple which deliver an unforgettable experience.

  • Brewing tips
  • 1 heaped teaspoon per 250ml cup
  • Add freshly boiled water
  • Steep for 6 - 10 minutes then pour

Tea Total Fireside Heat Tea

Dreaming of a fruity mulled wine? Tea Total Fireside Heat is a stunning blend of cinnamon, spices and orange zest bringing together all the flavours of mulled wine. This is a versatile tea - excellent hot, iced, or push the limits and infuse with red wine!

  • Brewing tips
  • 1 heaped teaspoon for 250ml cup
  • Add freshly boiled water
  • Steep for 6 - 10 minutes then pour

Where to Find Premium Teas for Mocktails

Teas for Mocktails

To create the best tea mocktails,you need high-quality tea from reputable brands. In New Zealand, you can find an exquisite selection of teas from T Leaf T, Harney & Sons, and Tea Total. Whether you prefer the zesty notes of lemon, the robustness of black tea, or the tropical allure of pineapple, these brands offer a wide range of tea options to suit your preferences.

For a convenient shopping experience, check out our range of quality teas at floweringherb.com, where you can explore an extensive collection of teas and tea accessories. They provide a diverse array of tea blends and products to elevate your tea mocktail game.


Tea mocktails are an excellent way to enjoy the rich flavors and aromas of tea in a refreshing and innovative manner. With access to premium teas from T Leaf T, Harney & Sons, and Tea Total in New Zealand, the possibilities for creating the best tea mocktails are endless. From the zesty Lemon Iced Tea Mocktail to the comforting Fireside Heat Tea, there's a tea mocktail for every occasion. So, why not embark on a tea-infused adventure and explore the world of tea mixology? Cheers to a delightful journey of taste and relaxation!

Shiva Ji
Shiva Ji

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