(Closed) Iced Tea……flavored or plain?

posted 6 years ago in Food
  • poll: Iced Tea......flavored or plain?
    Flavored tea.....probably fruit/berry : (33 votes)
    35 %
    Plain : (60 votes)
    65 %
  • Post # 3
    3626 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Not everyone lines the same flavors, so plain.

    Post # 4
    2063 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Could you just provide a few flavors to add? Syrups cost next to nothing Smile

    Post # 5
    5096 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Plain, and please please please, not pre-sweetened. 🙂

    Post # 6
    574 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    Both?  I agree that not everyone likes the same flavors.  Personally, I prefer berry/fruit flavored teas over plain, but not everyone does.

    I would also suggest having decaf something available if at all possible.  My parents both have caffeine intolerances and cannot have it. So, I know they sometimes have difficulty at social occasions with no decaf beverage options besides water.  They don’t complain about it, but it’s just something to consider if you can. 🙂

    Post # 8
    2819 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I assume you’re talking Southern US iced tea, not Canadian iced tea (aka Brisk/Nestea).

    I think the best way to go would be to have plain unsweetened tea in the glasses/container, and then have flavoured syrups available like a PP mentioned — peach, raspberry, and lemon are the most popular flavours I believe.

    Post # 10
    1087 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Most definitely plain.

    Post # 11
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    @Jenniphyr:  Those are actually American brands, they just also sell them in Canada.

    Tea is cheap – i’d just do both if you can :-). If not, I think plain is the safer choice! You could also do sugar syrup for people who want it sweeter, since the granulated stuff won’t dissolve.

    Post # 12
    1401 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Plain tea with syrups and sugars to the side so folks can flavor it to taste.

    Post # 14
    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    @mightywombat:  Agreed. You cannot unsweaten sweat tea, but you can sweaten unsweat tea no problem.

    Post # 15
    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    @CoffeeandCream:  Instead of sugar, have simple syrup (sugar melted into water). You can make it yourself or you can buy it at Target, Starbucks, etc.

    Some people (myself included) cannot use artificial sweateners, though I just drink it unsweat.

    Post # 16
    4194 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    please have sugar, too- I know a lot of people (myself included) that refuse to drink artificial stuff (although like brenda, above-I drink it plain)

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