Why drinking cold brew tea is better for your heatlh
Cold Brew Tea has been a big hit this summer, here Bluebird Tea Co. founder Krisi Smith explains the health benefits of one of our favourite trends.
Following last year’s cold brew coffee craze, Cold Brew Tea is gaining popularity as the next big thing for functional drinks.
It is no secret that drinking tea can help keep you healthy, not only by keeping you hydrated but also due to its high levels of antioxidants. Fruit, herbal and rooibos teas are also the beverage of choice for many of us trying to cut down on caffeine levels.
The Cold Brew Tea Bottle has been a big hit for this summer as cold brewing is so easy to do – just put the leaves in the bottle, fill up with cold water and put into the fridge for 4 + hours. Cold Brew Bottles are helping people stay hydrated as it can sit ready-made in your fridge for days, making it super convenient to just pour a cup as and when you like, particularly post-workout when you need something fast.
When Cold Brewing tea the leaves infuse for a minimum of 4 hours so you get a much higher concentration of nutrients, antioxidants and flavour too. Cold brew tea has a slight, natural sweetness to it and works really well with slightly fruity flavours making it particularly useful for people who usually find it boring to drink water.
Cold brewed tea is always on hand, sitting in your fridge – making it super convenient and easy to stay hydrated.
Cold Brewing tea draws out a higher level of nutrients and antioxidants.
Cold Brewed teas are often a lot more flavourful due to their extended brewing time, meaning you can swap your sugary juices and concentrates for tea!
Our favourite teas for cold brewing:
Bluebird’s Great British Cuppa – Bluebird’s house blend, the classic English Breakfast: perfect on its own with honey or with a twist of lemon or peach.
Strawberry Lemonade – Best-selling, award-winning Strawberry Lemonade fruit tea that really does taste as good as it smells.
MojiTEA – A super refreshing blend of green tea, peppermint + lime. Perfect iced with a squeeze of lime and some freshly picked mint.
Nearly Nirvana – Award-winning Jasmine Silver Needle tea with spiritual spearmint and heavenly jasmine blossoms. Delicate, light and floral over ice and packed with antioxidants.
Honey Bee Beautiful – Excellent exfoliating skin tea with delicious notes of honey. Help flush toxins from your body and your skin.