Sparkling Arnold Palmer

A sparkling mocktail twist on the famous iced tea lemonade.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Arnie Palmer, iced tea, mocktail
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author mandy


  • 4 or 5 lemons large
  • 6 oz sugar
  • 8 black tea tea bags
  • 64 oz water half gallon
  • 6 oz sparkling water
  • ice
  • fresh thyme garnish


Lemon Syrup - make ahead

  1. Juice 4-5 lemons to get about 1 cup lemon juice.

  2. Add lemon juice and sugar to a small sauce pan.

  3. Cook over medium low heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved and the syrup comes to just a boil.

  4. Remove from heat and let fully cool.

Iced Tea Concentrate - make ahead

  1. Fill a half gallon glass pitcher or jar with cool water and add all 8 tea bags.

  2. Allow jar to sit in a sunny warm spot until the water is very dark. About 4 hours.

  3. Remove tea bags and store in the fridge.

Sparkling Arnie Palmer Mocktail

  1. Fill a tall glass with ice.

  2. Add 1 oz. lemon syrup.

  3. Pour in 6 oz sparkling water.

  4. Top with iced tea concentrate to your taste.

Recipe Notes

Lemon syrup and iced tea concentrate can be covered and stored in the fridge for up to one week.