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Chill Out with Tetley on National Iced Tea Day

Alaina Blekicki - Tetley Iced Tea BlendJune 10th is National Iced Tea Day and what better way to cool off than with Tetley Tea’s own mocktails?

Imagine spending your day working in the garden or relaxing on the beach, the harsh sun beating on your shoulders as sweat beads on your brow. You reach over and grab your water, wishing that you had something colder and more refreshing to drink. To help you “chill out,” Tetley has crafted the perfect recipes to keep the day flowing, from a minty mango to blueberry ginger to an iced summer sun tea.

Tetley Tea has maintained a tradition of quality tea for over 175 years, employing only the best tea tasters to ensure the flavor is always what customers have grown to love.

Tetley Summer Sun Tea – Yields 1/2 Gallon Pitcher
2 Tetley Iced Tea bags
64 ounces filtered water
5 tablespoons preferred sweetener
2 1/2 lemons, sliced
13-15 large strawberries, cut in half & stems removed
A sunny day!

Steep 2 Tetley Iced Tea bags in boiling filtered water for 3-5 minutes.
Add sweetener of choice and stir.
Before sealing container, add strawberries and lemon slices. Seal and place in direct sunlight.
Let sit for 1-2 hours and serve over ice.

Minty Mango Iced Tea – Yield 1/2 Gallon Pitcher
64 ounces filtered water
2 Tetley Iced Tea bags
2 cups fresh mango, sliced
2 1/3 cups mango juice
2 1/2 cups raspberries
Honey to taste (optional)
Mint for garnish (optional)

Boil filtered water and add 2 Tetley Iced Tea bags; steep for 3-5 minutes.
Stir in mango juice and add optional honey.
Add mango slices and chill at least 1 hour.
Before serving, stir in raspberries; garnish with mint & leftover mango slices… serve over ice.

Bubbly Blueberry Ginger Tea – Yields 1/2 Gallon Pitcher
2 Tetley Iced Tea Bags
64 ounces filtered water
4 cups frozen blueberries (+2 cups water)
32 ounces non-alcoholic ginger beer
2 tablespoons honey

Bring 64 ounces filtered water to a boil and steep 2 Tetley Iced Tea bags for 3-5 minutes; chill in refrigerator.
In a separate saucepan, bring frozen blueberries to a boil with 2 cups of water and honey.
Mash berries to release juices and strain with fine mesh sieve; repeat, discard blueberries and chill juice at least 1 hour.
Combine chilled tea, blueberry juice and ice cubes in large pitcher; top with ginger beer and serve ice cold!

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