Iced Black Tea

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2020

    

Whether you sip it daily or want a special beverage for summertime meals, here is how to make a lively, full-flavored brew.

SERVES 4

TIME 15 minutes, plus 2 hours steeping and chilling

Iced Black Tea

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For brisk and refreshing iced tea, we skipped lower-quality bagged tea in favor of loose-leaf tea. We started by brewing tea with boiling water to extract the aromatic compounds from the leaves. Then we cooled the extraction with ice water ...

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