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beenie weenie August 23rd, 2005 09:52 PM

Real Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
 
This is a suggestion for all restaurants as well as Cruise Ships. Please offer freshly brewed iced tea and not the stuff that comes from some sort of concentrate dispensed from the soda fountain. I know tha some folks don't mind the instant stuff, but to me it just isn't the real deal.
I ended up steeping a tea bag in a cup of hot water and then pouring it into a glas of ice, which works, but it would be nice if they had it available without the extra work.

tigger1 August 24th, 2005 12:55 PM

Re: Real Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
 
Yes absolutely! Especially RCL's brew it's horrid!

mosel22 August 24th, 2005 04:17 PM

Re: Real Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
 
We make our iced tea the same way!!!!! Hate the concentrate stuff. Cindy

Cincyrick August 25th, 2005 04:17 PM

Re: Real Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
 
Amen. They can do it here in the states even at small restaurants.

huffca August 26th, 2007 07:29 PM

I'm an Ice Tea lover as well. Now a days when I travel I take along Lipton Cold Brew bags. Then if the Ice Tea is bad I just make my own with the ice water and my cold brew bags.

Carol :D

tbtimva March 3rd, 2008 08:20 PM

Bringing your own tea bags is a good idea, but it is just one more thing to remember to pack. I remember on celebrity, I actually looked forward to the butler bringing the cart around for the "elegant tea".

roysue March 5th, 2008 08:47 PM

I was too cheap to by a soda card this last trip but I found the Princess iced tea horrible! I also used hot water in a cup to "brew" my own and pour it over ice. Thanks for the great idea of the Lipton cold brew bags. I will add that to my cruise packing list for next time!

CruiseNOID May 13th, 2008 12:16 AM

There sure is nothing better than a tall glass of fresh brewed SWEET tea. I have found the further north we go these resturants just do not know that sugar does not dissolve in iced cold water let alone the fact that it is calld SWEET TEA! LOL


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