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  • Writer's pictureHolly Harper

Iced Tea Made Perfect

One of the most often questions we get asked in the spring and summer season:

How do we make our delicious iced teas?

We serve a variety of our blended teas over ice in store during these seasons.

A. Good quality tea makes a good iced tea. Flavorful without using a ton of sugar

B. Many tea blends make wonderful iced tea. "experiment"We use Flavored Black Teas, Flavored Green Teas, Flavored Rooibos Teas, Tisane Tea (fruit and herb), and even Herbal Tea (like hibiscus)

C. Remember your tea will get watered down when you and ice, so general rule of thumb use double what you would for hot tea. (1tsp. per cup 1T. per 2-3 cup teapot.

D. Most Important the right recipe.


makes 1-1/2 liters of tea

INGREDIENTS: 25 gr. or 1 - oz of tea

1-1/2T of sugar or honey. half that if using Stevia

boiling water

INSTRUCTIONS: Place sugar, honey or Stevia & 25gr of tea (in a LARGE infuser into a 6 cup tea pot

or heat resistant container. Add boiling water. allow to steep for recommended time.

Remove infuser with tea and let cool. Put into a container of your choosing and


STEEP TIMES: Black Tea 5 minutes, Green Tea 3-5 minutes Tisane (fruit & herb) can be left overnight

in the teapot overnight, then removed

NOTE: Hibiscus is the "ONLY" tea that brews overnight on the counter of fridge without using boiling

water. Part of the "Agony of the Leave" or unfurling the tea leaf for maximum flavor, requires

the use of boiling water.


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