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We are a specialty tea company based in the Portland, Oregon area. Founded in 1972, Stash Tea Company has been offering a complete line of 100% natural teas for 40 years.

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Here at Stash Tea, we’re welcoming summer with open arms.  Whether you’re admiring the summer weather through your office window or digging your toes into the warm sand, iced tea is a simple and delicious refreshment. There are 2 basic ways to brew iced tea:
THE HOT METHODStep 1: Use 2 tsp. loose tea or 2 tea bags for every 8 oz. of water.
Step 2: Bring half the water to a boil and pour into your pitcher or glass. Let the tea steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
Step 3: Take out the tea leaves or bags and pour in the remaining water.
Step 4: Chill in the fridge or serve over ice.
THE COLD METHODStep 1: Use 2 tsp. loose tea or 2 tea bags for every 8 oz. of water.
Step 2: Pour the water over your leaves.
Step 3: Leave the tea to steep in your fridge for 3 to 8 hours, depending on how strong you want it.
Step 4: Pour tea over ice and serve.
While we love a traditional glass of black iced tea, we also enjoy a variety of flavors all summer long. Moroccan Mint Green Tea, Peach Black Tea, and Wild Raspberry Hibiscus Herbal Tea are among our favorites.   High-res

Here at Stash Tea, we’re welcoming summer with open arms.  Whether you’re admiring the summer weather through your office window or digging your toes into the warm sand, iced tea is a simple and delicious refreshment. There are 2 basic ways to brew iced tea:

THE HOT METHOD

Step 1: Use 2 tsp. loose tea or 2 tea bags for every 8 oz. of water.

Step 2: Bring half the water to a boil and pour into your pitcher or glass. Let the tea steep for 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 3: Take out the tea leaves or bags and pour in the remaining water.

Step 4: Chill in the fridge or serve over ice.

THE COLD METHOD

Step 1: Use 2 tsp. loose tea or 2 tea bags for every 8 oz. of water.

Step 2: Pour the water over your leaves.

Step 3: Leave the tea to steep in your fridge for 3 to 8 hours, depending on how strong you want it.

Step 4: Pour tea over ice and serve.


While we love a traditional glass of black iced tea, we also enjoy a variety of flavors all summer long. Moroccan Mint Green Tea, Peach Black Tea, and Wild Raspberry Hibiscus Herbal Tea are among our favorites.