Use 1 teaspoon of loose tea for every 6 ounces of water or 1/4 cup for every 2 quarts
Bring water to desire temperature Green tea- 175-195 Degrees
All other teas- 203-212 (boiling)
Steep for given time, the longer the time the stronger the tea
Do not over steep- tea will become bitter
Coffee Pot Method:
Option 1: Brew 2 quarts of water (8 -8 oz cups) Add sugar to desire sweetness. Then cool.
Option 2: Brew 4- 8oz cups of water. Rebrew the tea, again, with the same tea leaves. Add sugar to desire sweetness.
Then add up to 4 cups of ice.
Ice Tea Maker Method:
Follow Manufacture instruction for 2 quarts of ice tea