Iced Tea Flavor Ideas


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Iced Tea Flavor Ideas

Postby Katmandu » May 17th, '08, 11:16

Has anyone run across some fabulous flavors for making iced tea? The only ones Im addicted to right now are the white teas but Id love to mix it up if anyone has any suggestions :D I dont even know if greens or blacks taste good iced.. :?
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Postby witches brew » May 17th, '08, 11:37

Equal parts peppermint and Silver Needle is awesome, iced or hot.
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Postby Galileosdaughte... » May 18th, '08, 10:41

Adagio's Mango or Passionfruit black teas both go well over ice. I just make them a teeny bit more strong than usual.
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Postby teaguru » Nov 3rd, '08, 19:29

For a lovely, caffeine free iced tea I use equal parts lemongrass, peppermint and ginger. It's a smooth, light taste and quite refreshing without overstaying its welcome.
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Postby omegapd » Nov 3rd, '08, 22:27

For my tastes, it has to be black tea- usually unflavored- but something like Constant Comment (Orange Spice) makes a great change of pace. It seems the fruit flavors taste better than other flavors. I made up a pitcher of Adagio's Capricorn the other day (Irish Breakfast, Coconut and maybe Vanilla) and don't care for it too much as an iced tea.

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Postby Vulture » Nov 4th, '08, 00:26

teaguru wrote:For a lovely, caffeine free iced tea I use equal parts lemongrass, peppermint and ginger. It's a smooth, light taste and quite refreshing without overstaying its welcome.


I love to have a Rooibos + Spearmint iced tea for caffeine free.
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Postby caligatia » Nov 4th, '08, 02:27

Adagio's strawberry black is excellent iced.
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Postby geeber1 » Nov 4th, '08, 10:44

I'm not too big on flavored teas, but there are a few that I like very much iced. Adagio's Ginger Peach is excellent and they have a blend called Raspberry Lime Rickey that's good also. These both have a black (Ceylon) tea as their base. And of course, there's iced chai. Yum!
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Re: Iced Tea Flavor Ideas

Postby Cofftea » Dec 13th, '08, 13:13

Katmandu wrote:Has anyone run across some fabulous flavors for making iced tea? The only ones Im addicted to right now are the white teas but Id love to mix it up if anyone has any suggestions :D I dont even know if greens or blacks taste good iced.. :?
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Any white or green would be delicious iced. I personally don't like black hot or iced. My favorite flavors are mint and ginger.
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Postby kymidwife » Dec 13th, '08, 14:31

Peach is my favorite flavor for iced tea. I made a signature blend of white peach and peach oolong called "Life's a Peach" and it's good hot and fabulous iced. Another interesting iced tea signature blend is Tequila Sunrise... a combo of white teas and blood orange... very nummy. Warm Smell of Colitas is very good iced as well. Sorry for self-promoting, but these are the blends I know best because I created them around my own preferences.

I made a decaff tisane signature blend in honor of the Twilight movie that has been really popular, called #1 Freakin Twilight Fan... wild strawberry, cherry, and blood orange, to make a nice red brew for all those blood-lust people.

I also really like iced Moroccan Mint or Casablanca Twist... very refreshing. And my most common choice for iced tea is an unflavored darjeeling or oolong, because i just love those flavors so much.

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Postby Cofftea » Dec 13th, '08, 16:30

kymidwife wrote:
I also really like iced Moroccan Mint or Casablanca Twist... very refreshing. And my most common choice for iced tea is an unflavored darjeeling or oolong, because i just love those flavors so much.

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Moroccan is my favorite mint tea, especially iced. White pear is yummy too!
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Postby CJluvsT » Feb 20th, '09, 15:48

I don't know of any flavor that wouldn't be good iced! I made iced Earl Grey this morning! Nice little pick-me-up!
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Postby ErikaM » Feb 20th, '09, 15:58

My favorite iced tea so far is honeydew white from TeasEtc. Something about honeydew and white tea goes great over ice.

For some reason, I have a psychological block trying unflavored teas iced. I've been thinking for a while that a good pi lo chun would make excellent iced tea, but I feel like I'd be wasting it. Iced tea seems to be more forgiving of quality, so I tend to use flavored teas that have lower-quality leaves.
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Postby silvermage2000 » Feb 20th, '09, 23:33

I would say mango,peach,blueberries.
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Postby JenM » Feb 23rd, '09, 14:49

I like to make a blend of blueberry, pomegranate and lemon...
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