Sparkling Orange Tea

  1. Measure 4 tsp of tea leaves and place into a teapot. Bring the water to a rolling boil at 212oF (100oC).
  2. Add enough hot water to submerse the tea leaves and let it sit for a few seconds before pouring out the water. Warming the tea leaves and teaware allow for a better brew.
  3. Add 16oz (2 cups) of boiling water and let the tea leaves steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Put ice cubes into a pitcher.
  5. Pour the tea from the teapot into the pitcher and put the pitcher into refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  6. Pour 30ml of orange juice, 10ml of syrup, and 30ml of gin and tonic soda into glass cup.
  7. Add ice cube into glass cup and stir.
  8. Take the pitcher out from the refrigerator and pour 70ml of tea into glass cup.