Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
Lemon Black Iced Tea
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Lemon Black Iced Tea

BLACK ICED TEA

50 reviews

The first true love of many a passionate iced tea drinker, this is your classic black tea with lemon—made even more exquisite with a kiss of lemon myrtle. Pucker up. 

Read more about this uncommon classic here

Tasting Notes:

Graham cracker, limoncello, cracked pepper


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LD
06/18/2021
Lori D.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Summer in a glass!

Love the lemon black iced tea! Summer in a glass with just a splash of lemon! I will be purchasing again, thanks! Lori D

WC
09/08/2021
Wendy C.
United States United States
I recommend this product
The perfect ice tea

Love it!! So smooth. Not harsh at all. And it smells wonderful…

CS
09/05/2021
Cynthia S.
United States United States
I recommend this product
REVIEW OF LEMON BLACK ICED TEA

I just love all the teas in the variety pack, but I purchased this one as I really like lemon, and it did not disappoint. These teas are fabulous, and my go-to drink every day.

KZ
08/28/2021
Kurt Z.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Best of the summer

This is a delicious iced tea blend--just the right balance between Ceylon and Indian in the tea base, and the lemon myrtle makes the lemon side of the equation special. This has become my default summer treat. Unlike the Blackberry Jasmine, which is fun but here in Georgia extremely picky about what water one can use (and even what one can heat it in) if one wants good color, the Lemon Black reliably comes out delicious and satisfying to every sense every time!

KG
08/25/2021
Karen G.
United States United States
I recommend this product
The iced tea I grew up with-only better

The iced tea is well-balanced and flavorful. You can really taste the lemon.

Ingredients

Ceylon, Assam and Nilgiri black teas, lemon myrtle and lemon essential oil.

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Preparation

Bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to a boil (212°F) and pour 2 cups over sachet.

Steep 5 minutes, discard sachet and top off to one quart with filtered water. 

Stir briskly, serve over ice, and squeeze every ounce of enjoyment out of summer while it lasts.

To view our Iced Tea Brew Guide video, click here.

Prefer to cold steep? View our Cold Steeping Guide here.

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Assam

Indian Black Tea

Assam tea is the biggest, brightest, richest and most astringent tea made. It is the backbone to breakfast style teas of nearly all brand and quality although it is also used in many blends for body and top notes. Assam is less floral and has more bread or biscuit-like flavor than other origins, and is often described as malty or coppery.

Assam Region

The Assam region is located in Northeast India, and borders Bhutan and Bangladesh. At near sea level, this region produces teas that are full flavored, rich, and chewy with distinct characteristics of caramel and malt. The best teas from this region are plucked and processed in June and July, a harvest also known as the 2nd Flush.

Ceylon Dimbula

Sri Lankan Black Tea

The Dimbula region is directly opposite the Uva region in Sri Lanka. Dimbulas are often called “Westerns” in the tea trade. They have a reddish amber color in the cup, with a medium to full body, slightly fruity flavor and mineral notes. Ceylon Dimbulas are often used in medium bodied blends, Earl Grey formulas and other flavored teas. The best Dimbula teas are produced from December to February.

Central Province

The Central Province, true to its name, is located in the heart of Sri Lanka. It is said that in its capital city of Kandy, the tooth of the Buddha resides in a temple, which alone makes this place worth visiting. Here at Smith, just as holy, are the many breathtaking high elevation tea gardens that make a significant contribution to the total output of high grade Sri Lankan teas, which we look to buy between the months of December to February.

Lemon Myrtle

Australian Botanical

Lemon Myrtle is commercially grown in Eastern Australia and the evergreen bush can be cultivated multiple times per year. It provides the unmistakable citrus notes in our Fez, Meadow, and Big Hibiscus teas.

Northern Rivers Region

The Northern Rivers Region is located in the far northeast of New South Wales in Australia, 500 km north of Sydney, Australia. Once on the decline, it has now been revitalized through niche crops (like Lemon Myrtle), hobby farming and tourism. We'd also like to think it was partly due to some of the fabulously named areas in the region, like the Gold Coast and Nightcap National Park. Camping anyone?

Nilgiri

Indian Black Tea

Much like Darjeeling, Nilgiri makes primarily orthodox teas. These teas have more flavor than Assams, and more body and color than Darjeelings, giving them a pivitol role in formulation.

Nilgiris

Nilgiri translates to "blue mountain". It is a range of mountains that are part of the larger Western Ghats and are located in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Southern India. With over 24 peaks reaching higher than 2,000 meters, it made this area perfect for growing tea and other botanicals, along with providing the British in the Raj era respite during India's long hot summer. Tea is harvested between January-February and secondarily between August-September.