Sun Brewed Tea (Loose Tea Mix)

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Recipe by StarOfWhiteLight

This ice tea mix has a dark crisp taste with sweet and smoky undertones combined with small hints of citrus and currant.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 teaspoons broken orange pekoe tea (ceylon or assam recommended)
  • 3 teaspoons lapsang souchong tea
  • 1 -3 teaspoon earl grey tea
  • 1 -3 teaspoon kambaa estate tea
  • 1 gallon water

Directions

  1. This ice tea mix has a dark crisp taste with sweet and smoky undertones combined with small hints of citrus and currant.
  2. Earl grey tea increases the citrus flavor and kambaa estate tea gives it a malty currant flavor.
  3. Place 12 teaspoons of loose tea in Nylon Sock or use pantyhose. Tie nylon closed. There should be a lot of room for the tea leaves to expand.
  4. Place tea leaves sock in a lidded GLASS jar that will hold at least one gallon. I used and old x-large pickle jar.
  5. Fill the jar with water, and tighten the lid.
  6. Place the jar in a sunny spot outdoors, and allow the tea to brew for 4 to 8 hours.
  7. Remove tea leaves sock.
  8. Refrigerate.

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