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Leroy Hill Iced Tea - Review

Sweet Southern Iced Tea


Leroy Hill Iced Tea is great for making traditional Southern sweet tea

In the Southern drawl-drenched words of Dolly Parton, sweet tea is the “house wine of the South.” By "sweet tea" we mean really sweet — tooth-achingly so. From darling Southern belles to decadent confectionary creations, the South prides itself on a culture in love with saccharine satisfaction.

To make this sweet treat at home, you need a solid Southern base. Leroy Hill brand iced tea has been family-owned and operated for more than 50 years. As the simple, unadorned packaging implies, the flavor of Leroy's tea speaks for itself. Easy brewing instructions are provided to make the basic black tea. Infuse it with sugar or maple syrup, and enjoy a taste of real Southern hospitality. Tea bags are available with or without caffeine.

The sugar content of traditional sweet tea varies, depending on who's pouring. We've found recipes with concentrations ranging from 25 to 50 percent. One thing's for certain. For an authentic taste, this sweet staple should start with real Southern tea.

Rating: 13/20

Price: three packs (including 24 0.25 oz. bags) $5.25

by Jamie Cascia

For more information, visit www.leroyhillcoffee.com.

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