Every year June 10 is observed as the national iced tea day. Iced tea is one of the best drinks during the summer, and this day is to celebrate the taste of the everyone’s favorite iced tea. With lemon or without lemon, with sweet or without sweet iced tea is loved by many people during the summer. Also, iced tea is available in many flavors like raspberry, peach, lime, lemon, cherry, strawberry, and fruit. Every flavor will give a unique taste and every flavor is best in its own way. On this June 10 fill your glasses with the iced tea and celebrate the national iced tea day.
History of the National Iced Tea Day
Tea has been around forever and it has been a favorite drink for the people forever. But the history of the iced tea has started during the 18th century. The Buckeye Cookbook in 1877 published the amazing recipe of the iced tea. It is believed that the iced tea was found in America during the 1860s. During the 1870s the iced tea was available on the hotel menus and also was on sale at railroad station. The popularity of the iced tea was on the peak after it introduced at the World’s Fair in St. Louis during 1904. There is no authentic date in the history of the national iced tea day but this day started to observe to celebrate the uniqueness and taste of the refreshing iced tea.
Activities to do on the National Iced Tea Day
- Spend an hour for the best
On this national iced tea day, spend an hour to drink your iced tea. Go to your favorite place where you can get your favorite and amazing iced tea. Instead of drinking it in a gulp, spend time with your iced te, make love, get mesmerized with the taste of the iced tea. This will be the best moment and if possible go with your friends and spend an hour and strengthen your relationship with the iced tea and also with your friend.
- Iced tea party
Call your friends and arrange an amazing iced tea party outside. Get your long glasses and long spoon for stirring, and prepare a homemade tea dessert. With your beloved friends start the party and have the best time and refresh yourself.
- Brew a unique and your favorite iced tea
Find a unique recipe for the iced tea that suits your taste and start to brew the unique iced tea. There are many ways to enjoy the iced tea and this is one of the ways. Plan ahead and the most delicious iced tea should be steeped overnight for at least eight hours.
Why Everyone Loves the National Iced Tea?
- The best way to boost your antioxidants
There are more antioxidants available in tea than in the fruits and it does not matter whether it is a green tea or black tea or whatever it is, everything has good stuff on it and is good for your health.
- The best substitute for the carbonated beverages
If you are planned to kick the carbonated beverages out of your diet then the iced tea will be the best alternative or substitute for it. And as we talked before the iced tea will not create any health problems. So iced tea is the best.
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