Summer is gaining momentum, and it is an ideal time to celebrate National Iced Tea Day on June 10. Drop ice cubes into a glass and pour in the amber liquid with a fruity or natural tea flavor. Enjoy it!
The drink gained popularity among Americans in 1904. Summer in St. Louis turned out to be unusually hot. There was an agricultural fair that Richard Blechynden attended event. He was the owner of a tea plantation and realized there would be no demand for hot tea in the hot season. He started offering chilled tea to guests. Visitors liked charge of vivacity, refreshing taste and it quickly caught on.
Residents of the southern states love iced tea with lots of sugar. Drinking it became a national custom.
- Delicious iced tea is steeped for 8 hours. This is necessary to brew it properly. Find the recipe. Pay attention to the tea variety!
- Tea is a leader among products containing antioxidants, even more than vegetables or fruits.
- Interesting additives: cinnamon, coconut milk, lemon, rum, mango, and fresh cucumber.
- It is known that soda with its high sugar content and artificial coloring is harmful. In an effort to rid yourself of addiction to such a harmful drink, drink iced tea instead.
Iced tea without sugar is a dietary product included in calory-restricted diets.
How to take part
If you do not want to be alone with your thoughts, invite friends over for a festive tea party on a wonderful summer evening. You can even have dessert as a bonus.
An authentic celebration implies a rocking chair. Pull it out onto the veranda at sunset. Get comfortable with a glass of iced tea. Watch the sunset and reflect.
When is National Iced Tea Day celebrated in 2024?
National Iced Tea Day is observed on June 10 each year.