Downton Abbey Cocktails – What To Sip While Watching!


The highly anticipated premier of Downton Abbey’s fourth season is tomorrow night, Sunday January 5th.  In celebration, we thought we’d share some special ways to sip along while soaking in all the drama!

DOWNTON ABBEY COCKTAILS 1. Royal-Tea Cocktail Recipe Photo Courtesy of: © Beefeater Gin Royal Tea Cocktail Recipe from Beefeater Gin Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Beefeater Gin
  • 2 parts brewed and chilled Earl Gray Tea
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Spoonful of sugar
  • lime wheels for garnish


  1. Pour the ingredients into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice and stir.
  2. Garnish with lime wheels.

AND From The Kitchn and Maureen C. Petrosky (Marueen writes what she knows, food, booze and parties. Author of The Wine Club, she appears regularly on The TODAY show to share her vices, and advice with the world. For more info check out or follow her on twitter @maureenpetrosky  (Images: Maureen Petrosky)

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6. Downton Abbey Wine These wines just hit the US Market in November.  You can learn more here>  and read a review of the wines from Edward Deitch, TODAY contributor “Debut ‘Downton Abbey’ wines are fit for a lord”.




Enjoy and CHEERS!

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  1. […] Of course no party would be complete without food. Some menu ideas include deviled eggs, cucumber stacks, scones, Earl Grey shortbread cookies, Madeleine cookies, and tea. If you’re interested in imbibing in style, consider serving some Downton Abbey inspired cocktails. […]

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