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How to make cold brew tea

HOW TO MAKE COLD BREW TEA 


IN THIS GUIDE WE'LL GO OVER HOW TO MAKE COLD BREW TEA

This method is ideal for enjoying a refreshing cold brew on a hot day. It requires more time to infuse but it’s an easy process that doesn’t involve boiling or heating water. It’s also a great option for a low caffeine tea, as cold brewing naturally reduces the caffeine level. As a bonus, tea releases more antioxidants (after 12 hrs of steeping) when brewed cold. Follow these simple steps and see what all the hype is about!


WHAT YOU'LL NEED
◦ LARGE TEAPOT OR PITCHER
◦ TEA LEAVES
◦TEASPOON OR SCOOP
◦ FRESH WATER (PREFERABLY FILTERED)
◦ YOUR FAVORITE TEA CUP
STEP 1
MEASURE THE TEA
Measure 1-2 rounded teaspoons (~2 -4 grams) of tea leaves for 4-6 cups (32-48 ounces) of water. More leaves will make a stronger brew. We recommend making a large batch since it takes a long time to steep. Pour the leaves into your teapot or pitcher.
STEP 2
ADD THE WATER
 Add cold or room temperature water to the teapot. You literally can’t mess this up. The warmer the water, the faster the tea will infuse but it’s perfectly fine to use cold water!
STEP 3
STEEP THE TEA
Cover the teapot or pitcher with a lid and place it in the fridge. Allow the leaves to expand as you steep for 6-8 hours minimum. We recommend letting them steep overnight in the fridge (~12 hrs) for the best flavor. It’s nearly impossible to over-steep cold brew tea so don’t worry too much about the precise time.
STEP 4
POUR THE TEA & ENJOY
Strain the leaves as you pour the tea into a cup, and enjoy your refreshing cold brew!
PRO TIP
Reuse the tea leaves for a second brew. Simply add water again (Step 2) and steep overnight for a bit longer, ~16 hrs. The flavor may be lighter but will remain excellent for a second infusion.