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.


Tea has been around and been a part of societies since about 1500 BC. Tea is that unique beverage that can: relax and or energize you, bring people together, or it may be enjoyed in solitude. Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. Yet in spite of all this it is not understood nearly as well as it should be. To some it is just drop a teabag in a cup, to others it is a ‘trial and error thing’, hoping our tea-making endeavor will bring about the resulting taste we expect. But what about the …