Ice Tea - Sweet or Unsweet?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by PurpleChicken, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    It's come to my attention that many people here enjoy the horrible taste of iced tea loaded with sugar. Being a tea freak this is sacrilege to me but I'm trying not to judge my friends here too harshly, especially the ones who live down south. It's not your fault. You were born that way. Really it's ok.

    So, do you prefer your tea sweet or unsweet?

    Also feel free to post your favorite iced tea recipes, infusing preferences, or even brewing if you have the courage to admit you brew your tea.
     
  2. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

    Apr 2, 2010
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    UNSWEET.... all the way! Preferably some lemon but no sugar!
     
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Neither unless it's Snapple Peach Iced Tea. Otherwise, [​IMG]
     
  4. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

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    SWEET!!!!! But I enjoy sweet and unsweet. I do brew my own. I also like hot tea!!
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Unsweetened, strong and some lime or lemon is always welcome. *Please note location
     
  6. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Sweet, but then again I'm from Mississippi. I think it's a state law or something that all tea has to be sweet. The first time I traveled up North and ordered tea and was ask "sweet or unsweet" I thought it was a joke. [​IMG]
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Living in Georgia I learned that "tea" meant cold sweet tea. Tea in New England is a bag of not so hot water and a lousy cheap tea bag, unless of course you infuse your own.
     
  8. In His Service

    In His Service Wise Men Still Seek Him

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    I only drink un-sweetened tea, much to the chagrin of the rest of my family. I am originally from the south (my Momma was from Mississippi and Daddy was from Georgia.) I like almost any type of tea, except instant [​IMG]
     
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:Double ick. [​IMG]
     
  10. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am from the South so it has to be iced cold Sweet tea in a Mason jar sitting outside watching all my chickens. Of course, with the temp being 104 and heat index of 116 I am drinking alot of it [​IMG] !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I do occasionally indulge in hot tea with honey in the wintertime [​IMG]
     

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