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How To Cold Brew Loose Leaf Tea

Is there anything more refreshing on a hot summer day than a chilled glass of iced tea? I certainly don't think so! And the cold brewing method is so easy and results in the most flavorful iced tea that I'm sure once you try it, you'll never want to make iced tea any other way.

I love using these iced tea pitchers from Tea Queens.  You simply fill the infuser basket with the loose leaf tea of your choice, add cold water, affix the lid, and pop in your fridge overnight or let steep for at least 6 hours. Once the tea is fully infused, simply remove the infuser basket, add the wet tea leaves to your compost bin, and pour yourself a refreshing cuppa iced tea! It will be the most flavorful iced tea you've ever had. You can even use this method with true teas like green, black, and oolong without any worry of the tea tasting bitter.

So, how much tea do you use exactly? Well, when I use the two quart Perfect Iced Tea Pitcher, I use 8 heaping teaspoonfuls of loose leaf tea. A…

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