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Brandy Slush in a clear glass with a slice of orange and a slice of lemon on the rim.

Brandy Slush Recipe

This sweet and boozy Brandy Slush recipe is a Midwestern classic! Make it ahead for parties or keep it on hand in your freezer indefinitely.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword brandy
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freezing time 8 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 293kcal
Author Meggan Hill


  • 7 cups water divided
  • 4 black or green tea bags
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen lemonade concentrate thawed
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen orange juice concentrate thawed
  • 2 cups brandy
  • sparkling water or lemon-lime soda for serving
  • lemon and orange wedges for garnish, optional


  • Bring 2 cups water to boil. Add tea bags and steep 3 to 5 minutes. Discard bags and stir in sugar until dissolved.
  • In a 1 gallon plastic ice cream pail or other container, combine remaining 5 cups water, sweetened tea, both frozen juice concentrates, and brandy. Freeze at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • To serve, add 1/2 cup Brandy Slush to a glass. Top with sparkling water or lemon-lime soda. Garnish with orange and lemon wedges if desired.



Calories: 293kcal