How to Make Delicious Iced Tea Using Gourmet Teas
According to the U.S. Tea Association, 85% of tea consumed in the US is iced. Unfortunately, the bulk of the iced tea consumed is made of low
quality tea, such as the iced "tea" you find in fast food establishments. Their tea is often made of tea-flavored syrup. Many people also use low quality
tea bags to make iced tea. However, you can make delicious, healthy, and original iced tea using whole leaf gourmet teas.
Iced tea is cold and refreshing on a hot summer day but it can also be a delicious, thirst-quenching way to enjoy your gourmet teas throughout the
year. After all, it can get old drinking your gourmet teas hot all the time. Why not change it up on occasion by drinking your gourmet teas on ice? Not
only is preparing iced gourmet tea fun, it is also a lot more flavorful and healthy for you.
The Benefits of Using Loose Gourmet Teas Instead of Tea Bags
Tea bags are full of tiny pieces of tea leaves known as tea dust. Tea dust goes stale a lot faster than the whole leaves found in loose gourmet teas.
Furthermore, the flavor and health benefits can't be compared to what whole leaf loose tea offers. To put it simply, tea bags create inferior tea. You'll
be able to enjoy a much tastier and healthier glass of ice tea by starting with loose, whole leaf tea.
Don't be afraid to get creative! Blend gourmet teas of different flavors to your liking in order to create an original flavor of iced tea or simply pour your
favorite ready-made tea blend over ice. There are several ways you can create delicious and unique iced tea using gourmet tea.. Here are some
ideas you can use to make iced teas that would serve as the perfect beverage for a tea party, weekend get-together, or picnic.
Making iced tea is very similar to making hot tea but there are a few differences. For one, you should double the amount of tea you use when you
make hot tea. In order to create sweet iced tea, add sugar while the tea is steeping rather than at the end