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This was my first homemade Iced Tea.

I forgot to put sugar in the Tea, before I poured it over the ice cubes.
So I poured some hot water in another glass, and let the brown sugar melt in it.
Then I took the sugar water and poured it in the Iced Tea.

The taste was very bitter, I think I should have taken the Tea Bag up sooner.
I also tried to give the taste a little kick, with some lemon juice.

In the end, it tasted okay, but not as good as I wanted it to be.

Ingredients:
Water (about 0,33 cl.)
Twinings – English Breakfast (Tea Bag)
Ice Cubes
Lemon Juice
Brown Sugar

I think I will try this again soon, but with less steep time.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec
mpierce87

This is just my two-cents, so feel free to disregard this advice. I’ve found that the best iced teas are cold brewed. So put the tea bags or leaf into a pitcher of cold water in the fridge for 12-24 hours. If you want sweetener, do exactly as you did with the hot water/sugar mixture and pour into the tea. I’ve found that with cold brewing, the tea doesn’t get bitter just flavorful. Good luck.

Kasper Nymand

Thank you very much for your comment!
I will sure try brewing in cold water, instead of hot water.

On my way, the Iced Tea, would also just be lukewarm, because the hot water meets the ice cubes.

So I think, I will put the Iced Tea in the fridge, as you say.

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mpierce87

This is just my two-cents, so feel free to disregard this advice. I’ve found that the best iced teas are cold brewed. So put the tea bags or leaf into a pitcher of cold water in the fridge for 12-24 hours. If you want sweetener, do exactly as you did with the hot water/sugar mixture and pour into the tea. I’ve found that with cold brewing, the tea doesn’t get bitter just flavorful. Good luck.

Kasper Nymand

Thank you very much for your comment!
I will sure try brewing in cold water, instead of hot water.

On my way, the Iced Tea, would also just be lukewarm, because the hot water meets the ice cubes.

So I think, I will put the Iced Tea in the fridge, as you say.

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