How To Brew The Perfect Iced Tea
Steep the tea hot first, then cool it off with ice water.
- Total Time: 4 to 5 minutes
- Character: Refreshing, bright, satisfying
- Caffeine Level: Various
What You'll Need
- Fresh Water
For a quart of iced tea, add 3 tablespoons of loose tea. Pour 16 oz of 200°–212°F water over the tea and steep 4 to 5 minutes. Strain loose tea into a 32 oz. pitcher, and top off with ice water.