Summer has officially arrived, and we鈥檙e聽already聽expecting聽some scorchin鈥 temps. To beat the heat this weekend, we鈥檙e planning nothing more ambitious than聽to break out the spiked sweet tea and kick back on the porch swing with a good book. Any聽iced tea聽recipe聽can become something special when you throw聽in some聽fruits of summer: peaches, berries, oranges, lemons or limes. Some聽muddled herb like basil or mint will also add a nice flavor. Then just add聽a glug聽of booze to the pitcher for a聽thirst-quenching iced聽tea cocktail. Whether you favor聽green tea, black tea or a flower-infused blend聽like Earl Grey, there鈥檚 a liquor to go with every single one. Scroll on for 15 booze-infused iced tea cocktails that are sure to聽hit the spot.

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1.聽Iced Green Tea Mojitos: This drink combines all the delicious flavors of a sugary sweet聽mojito with the tang of green tea and a spike of rum. Bonus: Green tea is healthy!聽(via Kirby鈥檚 Cravings)

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2.聽Sweet Tea Vodka Lemonade Mojitos: The combination of sweet tea and tart lemonade mixed with muddled fresh lemon juice and fresh mint is craaaaazy good. You barely taste the vodka, but you鈥檒l definitely feel the zing. (via Iowa Girl Eats)

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3.聽Spiked Ginger Iced Tea: This iced tea cocktail聽calls for聽pantry staples you probably have on hand.聽Orange Pekoe tea, honey, vodka and ginger ale combine to make a perfect summer cooler. (via Home to Heather)

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4.聽Boozy Blackberry Lemon Iced Tea: This rum-infused tea looks so sophisticated, but it鈥檚 super easy to pull off. Muddle the blackberries and mint聽in simple syrup, add rum and tea and shake until stirred. (via Paper & Stitch)

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5.聽Spiked Pomegranate Arnold Palmer: Take a classic Arnold Palmer of one part iced tea and one part lemonade, and then add a touch of pomegranate-infused vodka and imported tequila. It鈥檚 refreshingly聽sweet and tart, and the ruby red color looks like a celebration in a glass. (via Foxes Love Lemons)

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6.聽Spiked Pomegranate Iced Tea: Imagine yourself sitting under a cool summer night鈥檚 sky with small strings of twinkling lights above you. In your hand is a humble mason jar, sweating with ice and filled with this luscious concoction of sun tea spiked with聽pomegranate liqueur聽and聽vodka. It鈥檚 summer in a glass. (via A Cedar Spoon)

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7.聽Georgia Spiced Tea: This one鈥檚 perfect for that bumper crop of peaches you鈥檒l be hoarding. When the聽syrupy sweetness of fresh聽bruised peach聽is hit with聽a jolt聽of Wild Turkey, deliciousness ensues.聽(via Almond to Zest)

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8.聽Spiked Blood Orange Tea: This make-ahead tea can be聽chilling in the fridge until guests arrive. Pour out spiked tea into individual glasses and garnish with blood orange slices and a sprig of thyme. (via The Hungry Australian)

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9.聽Porch Bourbon Punch: Porch punch is the classic聽iced tea cocktail recipe. This version聽starts with scratch-made simple syrup, orange flower water and orange bitters. It鈥檚聽the real deal for the staunch聽bourbon drinker. (via Imbibe Magazine)

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10.聽Agave Green Tea Mojitos: Agave tames the green tea tannins in this refreshing drink. Mix in mojito聽classics like mint, lime and rum, and top it off with聽sparkling water for a refreshing cooler.聽(via It Doesn鈥檛 Taste Like Chicken)

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11.聽Southern Spiked Peach Iced Tea: This tall, refreshing tea could not be simpler. Add equal parts peach tea and lemonade, a spike of vodka and some fresh fruit garnish, and you鈥檙e good to go. (via Real Housemoms)

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12.聽Tipsy Lemonade and Peach Iced Tea: This tea聽is just聽brimming with fresh peaches and lemons. It鈥檚 like an Arnold Palmer, but with a bit of sass. One sip will make you feel like you鈥檙e聽kicking back on the porch, even when you鈥檙e not.聽(via The Comfort of Cooking)

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13.聽Spiked Raspberry Sweet Tea: Nothing鈥檚 more refreshing or satisfying than good old fashioned sweet tea. Except, maybe, the聽spiked raspberry kind :) This just screams summer! (via The Cookie Rookie)

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14.聽Earl Grey Infused Gin Cocktail: Infusing spirits yourself聽is a great way to create聽your own signature cocktail. Pro tip:聽Jumpstart your iced tea cooler聽with聽Earl Grey tea to聽provide remarkably full flavors in just a few hours. (via The Framed Table)

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15.聽Spiked Arnold Palmer: No time to brew tea? No problemo. This spiked tea cocktail聽is made with tea-infused vodka and calls for just three ingredients. (via The Sweet Spot Blog)

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