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    Iced green tea

    swampguy
    Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:01 am
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    Hello, I drink a lot of green tea and want to make iced green tea. I have a gallon jar with a spigot on the bottom. How much loose green tea will I need to use for that amount of water? Thank You, Tim
    pinky kookie
    Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:31 pm
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    Here is this interesting info that can help you:

    HOW TO BREW ICED TEA BY THE GALLON -
    http://theteadetective.com/HowToMakeIcedTea.html
    Summer's Favorite Beverage
    Summer just wouldn't be summer without a tall, thirst quenching glass of iced tea. Here are quick and easy instructions for brewing up a perfect gallon of summertime's favorite beverage, plus tips and ideas for adding sweeteners and your favorite flavors, for an even tastier brew:

    Iced Tea makes 1 gallon or 16-8 oz. glasses
    What you need:
    Fresh, good tasting cold water (16-8 oz cups)
    10 to 12 tablespoons loose tea - Or - 18 tea bags

    Instructions:
    Heat 8 cups (64 oz) cold water to boiling:
    Green tea - 170-180F (77-82C)
    Black tea - (190-200F (88-93C)
    Oolong tea - 180-200F (82-93C)

    Add loose tea or tea bags to hot water and steep:
    Green tea - 3 minutes
    Black tea - 5 minutes
    Oolong tea - 3-4 minutes

    Remove loose tea leaves or tea bags from water and let hot brewed tea cool down a bit before adding to 8 cups cold water in a 1 gallon jar or pitcher. Stir brewed tea and water in pitcher to mix, and refrigerate.
    Add sweeteners, garnishments, or flavor additions or just leave plain.

    HOW TO CORRECTLY MEASURE LOOSE TEA FOR BREWING -
    http://theteadetective.com/MeasuringLooseTea.html

    HOW TO BREW TEA -
    http://theteadetective.com/HowToBrewTea.html


    Last edited by pinky kookie on Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:37 pm, edited 1 time in total
    pinky kookie
    Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:36 pm
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    Not sure if you have seen these good recipes posted in Food.com:

    ICED GREEN TEA RECIPE - 20 reviews-
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    http://www.food.com/recipe/iced-green-tea-165239

    ICED GREEN TEA RECIPE - 6 reviews -
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    http://www.food.com/recipe/iced-green-tea-313567

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    http://www.food.com/recipe/iced-green-tea-129113
    swampguy
    Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:52 pm
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    Thank you all, Tim
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