Vanilla Chai Old Fashioned

13 Facts About Vanilla Chai Old Fashioned

Spread the love


  • Bourbon or whiskey
  • Lemon juice
  • Orange bitters
  • Homemade vanilla chai syrup made with chai tea, maple syrup, vanilla extract and water
  • Optional: Sparkling water, orange peel, cinnamon stick, star anise for garnish

Making the Vanilla Chai Syrup

  • Bring water to a boil, remove from heat, and steep chai tea bags 10-15 minutes
  • Remove tea bags, and add maple syrup. Boil 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, stir in vanilla extract. Let cool before using.

Making the Cocktail

  • Add bourbon/whiskey, lemon juice, bitters and chai syrup to cocktail shaker filled with ice
  • Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice
  • Optional: Top with sparkling water and garnish


  • Sweetness from vanilla and maple syrup
  • Warming spices like cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, clove from the chai
  • Citrus notes from the lemon juice and orange bitters

It’s a comforting, spiced twist on a classic old fashioned cocktail. The vanilla chai syrup can also be used in other cocktails or drinks.

Spread the love

Similar Posts