Refreshing and refined, sweet tea is the American South’s thirst quencher of choice. This is pure pleasure in a glass.
MAKES 12 CUPS
TOTAL TIME 10 MINUTES
12 cups water, divided 1 gallon-size black tea bag 1 ½ cups sugar Lime rounds or wedges Sprigs of fresh mint
Remove bag, squeeze dry, then stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the remaining 8 cups water; chill until cold.
Serve tea over ice with limes and mint sprigs.
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