Hide

Welcome to Steepster, an online tea community.

Write a tea journal, see what others are drinking and get recommendations from people you trust. or Learn More

Making iced tea for the first time today!! Yay!!

So, I’ve had Tazo Passion Iced Tea for awhile, but I’ve never owned a pitcher until today. My sister helped me understand the directions. I Googled some measurements, and was able to use my Hello Kitty Hot Water Kettle. I just realized that on one side of the pitcher is in quarts/gallons, the other in Litters. I boiled some water, and let the tea steep for 5 minutes, the aroma is amazing! I added cold water to it. I’ve got it in the fridge right now to cool. I have ice cubes freezing in the freezer. I will write a review in about an hour. I can’t believe how easy this is! Definitely worth the cost of the pitcher – about 4 dollars from Krogers.

7 Replies
Lala said

I make iced tea two different ways.

The way you described above. Brew a strong tea, add water/ice to dilute, and chill.

Or just brew a normal strength tea, you do not have to dilute it, and chill it.

Either way, iced tea is delicious!!

I did add some ice :)

Login or sign up to post a message.

I’m cold-brewing some flavored black tea in a vacuum flask/Thermos type thing overnight. The peach-apricot flavor was very light when I tried it hot, so I’m hoping this method will draw it out a bit more.

Login or sign up to post a message.

Katiek said

Iced tea is such a treat in the summer heat. That pitcher is well worth the $4!!

I totally agree.

Login or sign up to post a message.

Lariel select said

I did find a tea for cold-brews yesterday. It’s fruity, and therefore better cold.

Mine is fruity too. I will have to remember to add sugar when it is still hot.

Login or sign up to post a message.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.