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Make the perfect Cold-Brew Darjeeling Tea

Make the perfect Cold-Brew Darjeeling Tea

Hot Tea has been consumed for thousands of years, but iced tea is far more contemporary. Today iced tea or "sweet tea" is a beverage of choice in Australia, where it is offered in many small cafes and supermarkets.

There are many brands of ready-to-drink iced tea in the market, but most are on the super-sweet side with a high sugar content. Only a few Asian supermarkets offer unsweetened iced tea. These mainly green iced teas can sometimes be a bit bitter and may put off some keen tea drinkers who want a healthier alternative to the sweetened ready-to-drink iced teas.

Why not make your iced tea yourself? It’s so easy and so good you'll never look back!

What is cold-brew tea?

In the era of cold-drip coffee, now there is cold-brew tea. Instead of using hot water you are using cold or chilled water to brew your tea. You are literally putting it in the fridge overnight with cold water.

What are the benefits?

Not only is it just great to enjoy a wonderfully chilled tea on a hot Summer day, but the colder temperature of the water doesn’t steep out as many tannins as hot water does. The effect is that your tea is less astringent and less caffeinated.

How to make cold-brew tea?

Follow this very simple recipe to get the best results:

Ingredients

  • 5 teaspoons (10-12g) of our Organic Darjeeling Tea
  • 1 litre filtered water for best taste (use tab water if you don’t have a filter)

Method

  1. Take a 1-litre water carafe
  2. Add 5 teaspoons Organic Darjeeling Tea into the carafe
  3. Pour 1 litre filtered water over the leaves and let them float for a few minutes
  4. Put the lid on (or just cover with foil)
  5. Leave in the fridge overnight or for at least 6-8 hours
  6. Use a strainer and pour the cold-brewed tea into another carafe to remove the leaves
  7. Enjoy!

Adding ice? You can certainly add some ice, but be aware that the ice will melt and dilute the flavour. Maybe add more leaves at the beginning.

Add your favourite flavours: If you like to add some more flavour, add your fruit of choice. We recommend to add 2-3 slices of lemon with our Organic Darjeeling Black Tea – Second Flush

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