How to Make Loose Leaf Cold Brew Tea

How to Make Loose Leaf Cold Brew Tea

Back Story

This past weekend, we were melting at the Farmers' Markets. NJ was humid and hot - but the smiles on visiting faces and excitement for Scrumptious Secrets was more than worth it!

My cousin, Maddie, and I in Hoboken, NJ at the Rummage and Ruffage Farmers' Market.

My cousin, Maddie, and I in Hoboken, NJ at the Rummage and Ruffage Farmers' Market.

Thankfully, I planned ahead and made some Cold Brew Herbal Tea from Earl of Vermont Tisane (Herbal Tea) - sold on ScrumptiousSecrets.com

Many of my customers asked how it was made :-) Here it is!

What are the Scrumptious Secrets?

Earl of Vermont, a tisane (a.k.a herbal tea)

Earl of Vermont Herbal Tea or Tisane Loose Leaf Tea Mint tea cold brew iced tea

A satisfying and complex blend with a noticeable hint of Green Mountain royalty. This tea is unlike anything you've ever tasted; With herbs that are both grounding and uplifting, this delightful herbal brew is bold enough to drink in the morning and soothing enough to sip at night. 

You can sit back, relax, and enjoy the flavors of their Vermont farm with this elegant blend of Tulsi, Catnip, Anise-Hyssop, Lemon Balm, Mint, and Raspberry Leaf!

The Recipe

Herbal Cold Brew Iced Tea

Time: 8 - 12 hours Yields: 4 8oz cups of tea

Heads up: This recipe is a concentrate, so it takes less room in the refrigerator. 

Ingredients

Earl of Vermont Herbal Tea or Tisane Loose Leaf Tea Mint tea cold brew iced tea
  • A mason jar or any container that holds 24 oz
  • 1 cup of herbal loose leaf tea (check these out)
  • 24 oz of room temp water (another 24oz of tea will need to come after the sit time)
  • 4 tsp of honey or your favorite sweetener
  • Ice
  • Mint leaf for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Put loose leaf tea and honey in jar.
  2. Add 24oz of water and put on lid.
  3. Shake and put in the refrigerator.
  4. Wait for 8 - 12 hours. If you make it at night and sleep too long, don't worry it will still be awesome :-)
  5. Filter out the loose leaf tea leaves. You can do this with a coffee filter. If you don't have a a coffee filter or a strainer with fine holes, put two or three sheets of paper towels over a large glass, pour tea through the paper towels. The paper towels will act as a filter. 
  6. Pour 4 oz of tea in a glass and then pour 4 oz of cold water in the same glass. Stir and add ice
  7. Garnish with mint and enjoy!
Earl of Vermont Herbal Tea or Tisane Loose Leaf Tea Mint tea cold brew iced tea
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