Lemon Ginger Iced Tea

Lemon Ginger Iced Tea

Posted by Tea India on

Looking for a new twist on iced tea? This tangy sparkling iced tea from our friend Farah Manley is made with freshly brewed orange pekoe tea, fresh ginger and a splash of sparkling water for a refreshing summertime drink.

Makes 1 pitcher
Preparation time: 10-15 minutes & chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours

Ingredients:

  • 4 Tea India Orange Pekoe Chai Tea Bags 
  • 2 cups of water 
  • 1/2 cup of sugar 
  • Half an inch of ginger thinly sliced 
  • 2 tbsp. + a squeeze of fresh lemon juice 
  • Sparkling water of choice 

Instructions: 

  • Add tea bags, sugar, 2 tbsp. of lemon juice, and thinly sliced ginger into boiling water. Let it steep for several minutes, stir and place in the refrigerator. 
  • Once cooled, remove the ginger (if you want an added kick, you can muddle the ginger). 
  • Pour your tea concentrate mixture into 1/3 of the glass you will be serving it in.
  • Fill half the glass with ice
  • Pour your sparkling water to the top (roughly 2/3 of your glass).
  • If you want an additional kick, add more lemon or ginger, enjoy!

Check out the full blog here. Read more about Farah here.