Southern Sweet Iced Tea ~ 6 Ways To Add Your Favorite Flavor Twist

The perfect cup of tea for the summertime. A day out in the garden. A relaxing day poolside. A quick morning run along the beach. With the sun beating down, the scorching heat of the summer requires a little extra effort to stay cool. Luckily, a cold glass of refreshing Southern Iced Tea can do the trick! 

If one glass isn’t enough, brew a pitcher and share with others!

Southern Iced Tea

 

Southern Iced Tea
Southern Iced Tea is a fabulous find for those who like their iced tea SWEET! Southern Iced Tea was created to represent the flavor of a standard Southern sweet tea when mixed with sugar. Each Southern Iced Tea contains 4 oz of tea; enough to make two gallon pitchers.

 

How to CUSTOMIZE Perfect Southern Sweet Iced Tea to Your Own Personal Taste Preferences
Our favorite part of Southern Iced Tea is that you can customize it to your favorite flavor with the helpful addition of sugar and just a few natural add ins such as spices. Below are some of our favorite taste-tester approved variations! Choose your favorite from the chart below, grab a package of Southern Iced Tea (perfect for making two pitchers), grab the suggested add-ins, and get brewing! The perfect sweet tea FOR YOU will be ready in just minutes.

Custom Southern Iced Tea

Instructions (makes one gallon-sized pitcher):

  • Lemon Mint Southern Iced Tea: Steep 2 oz (approx. 10 TBS) Southern Iced Tea + 2 TBS Peppermint Leaves in 1 gal of water at 212° for 4 mins. Strain. Stir in 1.5 oz Lemon Sugar + ¾ cup white sugar (or ½ cup agave or honey) until dissolved. Allow to come to room temperature. Place in refrigerator to fully chill and then serve over ice.
  • Ginger Hibiscus Southern Iced Tea: Steep 2 oz (approx. 10 TBS) Southern Iced Tea + 1 oz Hibiscus Flowers in 1 gal of water at 212° for 4 mins. Strain. Stir in 1.5 oz Ginger Sugar + ¾ cup white sugar (or ½ cup agave or honey) until dissolved. Allow to come to room temperature. Place in refrigerator to fully chill and then serve over ice.
  • Raspberry Southern Iced Tea: Steep 2 oz (approx. 10 TBS) Southern Iced Tea in 1 gal of water at 212° for 4 mins. Strain. Stir in 1.5 oz Raspberry Sugar + ¾ cup white sugar (or ½ cup agave or honey) until dissolved. Allow to come to room temperature. Place in refrigerator to fully chill and then serve over ice.
  • Cinnamon Orange Southern Iced Tea: Steep 2 oz (approx. 10 TBS) Southern Iced Tea +1 oz Cinnamon Stick – Korintje + (the peel and juice from) 2 oranges in 1 gal of water at 212° for 4 mins. Strain. Stir in 1 cup white sugar (or ¾ cup agave or honey) until dissolved. Allow to come to room temperature. Place in refrigerator to fully chill and then serve over ice.
  • Cranberry Apple Crisp Southern Iced Tea: Steep 2 oz (approx. 10 TBS) Southern Iced Tea + 1 oz Cranberry Apple Tart Herbal Tea in 1 gal of water at 212° for 4 mins. Strain. Stir in 1.5 oz Apple Cinnamon Crisp Sugar + ¾ cup white sugar (or ½ cup agave or honey) until dissolved. Allow to come to room temperature. Place in refrigerator to fully chill and then serve over ice.
  • Coconut Southern Iced Tea: Steep 2 oz (approx. 10 TBS) Southern Iced Tea in 1 gal of water at 212° for 4 mins. Strain. Stir in 1.5 oz Coconut Sugar + ¾ cup white sugar (or ½ cup agave or honey) until dissolved. Allow to come to room temperature. Place in refrigerator to fully chill and then serve over ice.

 

One Gallon Brewing Essentials
Don’t have anything large enough to brew in? Our most popular option for brewing full gallons of tea, is the one-gallon pitcher (pictured on the left)! Check it out here OR use these tea filters to brew Southern Iced Tea in your own pitcher! If you need help or have any tea brewing questions for our experts, shoot any questions you may have our way at spiceandtea.com or message us on Facebook!

 

Happy brewing and stay cool this summer!

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