Summer is here, and this year make your house ever ready with refreshing ice tea.
Here are two favorite and easy ice tea recipes.
Organic Rubeus Africana makes an excellent caffeine free iced tea.
Just brew your rooibos as usual, using hot water and make an ice tea base.
Use one teaspoon of tea to one glass.
Steep at least 5 minutes for fullness of flavor.
Strain into a pitcher.
Don’t be afraid to go crazy with adding fresh fruits, berries, peaches, lemon. Your fruity additions will add unique personality to your ice tea.(Strain and remove the fruits if keeping refrigerated for days.)
Rubeus Africana is already loaded with natural red raspberry tea, and natural raspberry essence. This Rooibos (roy-bos) blend makes the ideal iced tea, and is exceptionally refreshing, without caffeine.
Hands down the best ice tea you can make.
Start with a tea that already has lots of flavor.
We recommend Organic Plumberry Iced Tea blend. Plumberry is loaded with natural plum and berry flavors, with hibiscus and osmanthus flowers to bring complexity and refreshment.
Brew your tea as you would for a hot cup , but here’s a few essentials.
Use one teaspoon of iced tea blend for every glass you wish to make. (for a pitcher assume 6-8 glasses.)
Pour hot water over your teaspoons of tea, enough to cover the tea, allowing for enough additional liquid to sustain and develop the tea flavors, but not too much water to allow for faster cooling for iced tea.
Steep with a covered lid for 5 minutes.
Strain and discard the tea leaves and add lots of ice.
Organic Plumberry can be sweetened but many people like the refreshing taste on its own without additional sweeteners. If you want to sweeten your iced tea add it to the hot tea base before you strain or immediately after while the tea is still warm, to dissolve your sweetener throughout. ENJOY!