Cold Brew Iced TEA Recipe

Place 5-7 tsp of TEA in a pitcher. (Add more TEA if you like a stronger brew). Add 1 cup of hot water and steep for 5 min. Stir in sweetener if using. Add 3 cups of cold water. Place pitcher in refrigerator 5 hours. Suitable for all types of TEAS. The slow cold water steeping method extracts more natural sweetness and flavour from the TEA leaf. TEAS won’t go bitter because it is a gentler method of steeping which doesn’t draw out as much of the tannin from the TEA leaves.

Iced Tea Float Drink Recipe

1 1/2 cups Basic 
Ice Tea (see below) 1 scoop Vanilla
Ice Cream Pour tea into a glass half filled with ice. Top with a large scoop of ice cream and serve immediately. Basic Ice Tea: 4 cups hot water (use steeping temperature for tea of choice)
3 tbsp. loose leaf tea Pour hot water over tea in a heatproof container and steep covered for time appropriate for tea of your choice. Strain into a pitcher, discard the leaves and let cool to room temperature. Once cool refrigerate or serve over glasses filled with ice. Serve with a touch of sweetener if …

Tea for Hydration: The Fact

By: World Tea News | January 20, 2014 Think like your body does! For a cold drink. Stomach says! “Hey, you have just given me an iced cold beverage.” So to keep my correct overall body temperature please WARM me up! For a hot drink. Stomach says! “Hey, you have just given me a hot […]

THINKING ABOUT ICED TEA

Those hot, sticky, summer days will be upon us (but hey, it beats a blizzard!) and every day at Distinctly Tea, we get questions about making refreshing iced tea for a cool treat. Recipes for iced tea appeared as early as the 1800s in American and British cookbooks, typically using green tea and spiking them […]

FruiTea Punch

A real simple ice tea with the goodness of hibiscus and peppermint. You can adjust the sweetness to your liking by the amount of stevia leaf added.