Lions Brew Iced Orange Tisane
If you're a lover of iced tea then you're in a for a special treat! Our Original Dark Roast with fresh squeezed orange juice, and a simple syrup made from orange zest will give ordinary iced tea a run for its money.
Orange Zest Simple Syrup
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
Zest of one medium-sized orange
In a saucepan, combine the sugar, water, and the orange zest and place on medium heat. Stir continuously until the sugar has dissolved completely, then remove from heat and let cool. Pour any remaining syrup into a glass bottle and store in the refrigerator up to one week.
2 cups chilled Lions Brew Original Dark Roast, brewed strong
1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup orange simple syrup, (add more or less for desired sweetness)
Add 2 rounded tablespoons of Lions Brew Original Dark Roast to the filter basket of your coffee pot, and brew with 20 ounces of water to make a strong brew. *Brew the night before and refrigerate overnight, or brew immediately and place in the refrigerator until cold.
When the Lions Brew is cold, add the orange juice and simple syrup, and stir until all ingredients are well mixed. Keep refrigerated and consume within 2 to 3 days.
Pour over ice.
Serve and enjoy!
*Variations - Follow recipe above, but use our French Vanilla for a delightful Vanilla-Orange Tisane.
Add a little milk of your choice and it becomes an Orange Creamsicle!
For a tropical twist, replace the water and zest with 1 cup of pineapple juice and make a pineapple simple syrup. Then follow recipe above, using our Tropical Coconut brew, pineapple juice and pineapple simple syrup for a Pina Colada inspired beverage! Add a little rum to spice things up!