Find your place in the shade.
This blend of black teas from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India has just a hint of jasmine and tropical essences to give it that crisp flavor – just what you want in a refreshing iced tea. It goes perfectly with a hammock under a shady tree on a balmy day.
Black tea is the fully oxidized leaf of Camellia sinensis and requires the most processing. The brewed liquid ranges between dark brown and deep red. Black teas offer the strongest flavors and, in some cases, the greatest astringency.
Did You Know?
Masters of refrigeration by 400 BC, Persian engineers invented a way to store ice through the hot summer months. They harvested a vast quantity of ice from the mountains during winter, hauled it to the desert and stored it in naturally-cooled underground Yakhchal ("ice pits").