first reported at the St. Louis Worldâ€˜s Fair in 1904. Richard Blechnynden had planned to sell hot tea, but became concerned that no one would want hot tea on a hot day. He began offering tea with ice cubes, and the new drink was a sensation.
strong tea served over ice
Fresh-brewed tea served in a tall glass with ice cubes, a slice of lemon slotted to the rim, and a long spoon for stirring in sugar or honey. Iced tea was invented at the 1904 St Louis World Fair by an expatriate Englishman called Richard Blechynden. It is the most popular way of drinking tea in America.
Tea brewed and served chilled
Iced tea is a form of cold tea, often served in a glass over ice. Any variety of dry tea may be iced, according to one's tastes. All one has to do is brew the tea and then chill it, or purchase a pre-bottled or -canned tea.