Whether it’s a warm afternoon or a lazy Sunday, there is nothing better than a freshly brewed pitcher of iced tea. Depending on your geographic location you may like your tea brewed in various ways. Just a pinch of sugar? Or how about southern style sweet tea? Maybe throw a flavor or two in there for a fusion iced tea experience. Even though everyone may enjoy their iced tea differently, one thing is for sure, you will need the best iced tea maker to do so. Check out the iced tea makers listed below and see which one would be perfect for your iced tea making needs.
10. Cold Brew Coffee and Tea Maker (by Savvy Home)
The Savvy Home Cold Brew Coffee and Tea Maker is a great choice if you are looking for a unique tea and coffee experience. The Tea Infuser allows for making flavored beverages and is one of the few appliances that actually offers a “cold brew”. The Tea Maker comes along with a 48-ounce Pitcher Carafe made of high quality glass, perfect for serving up to eight guests or storing in the refrigerator for future consumption. Not only does this Savvy Home product make fresh coffee and tea, it is also capable of turning your favorite fruits and vegetables into an infused flavored water.
9. Hamilton Beach Iced Coffee & Tea Maker
The Hamilton Beach Iced Coffee and Tea Maker is extremely easy to use and very conveniently brews two quarts of coffee and tea to enjoy now or later with a convenient, air tight lid. To brew, just simply add ice to the pitcher and place the brewing basket above, using a regular sized coffee filter and filling with either multiple tea bags or loose tea, whichever you choose. Fill the top of the tea maker with water and you are now just minutes away from a delicious, refreshing beverage. Also, if you wish to add some flavor to your pitcher of tea, add a syrup or fresh lemon slices to the pitcher of ice before brewing. The Hamilton Beach Iced Coffee and Tea Maker is easy to wash and dishwasher safe as well.
8. Capresso Iced Tea Maker with 80 oz. Glass Carafe
The Capresso Iced Team Maker is great for an iced tea drinker who prefers different strengths of their beverage. The iced tea maker has a slide of the front of the machine that allows the user to adjust the strength they wish to brew their beverage at. The entire iced tea maker comes apart very easily making it convenient to clean not only the pitcher but also the filter and the water reservoir. To brew the perfect pitcher of iced tea, it Is suggested to fill the pitcher about halfway with ice cubes to ensure that the tea isn’t warm when it is time to enjoy it. With the pitcher capacity at eighty ounces, the Capresso Iced Tea Maker is great for households that drink a lot of iced tea throughout the day or if you are having a party or other event so that you can brew large amounts at once.
7. Back to Basics Iced Tea Maker
If you’re not very familiar with operating appliances or don’t have a lot of time to learn how to use a new one then the Back to Basics Iced Tea Maker is most likely the machine you are looking for. With a modern, curvy look it won’t be an “eye sore” sitting on the kitchen counter and includes a two-and-a-half-quart glass carafe. You can use either loose tea or tea bags and add ice and/or sugar or an alternative sugar ingredient to the pitcher to create a sweetened iced tea. The Back to Basics Iced Tea Maker also has an adjustable brew strength knob so that each pitcher of iced tea can be different from the next.
6. TenChef’s Cold Brew Coffee Maker Pitcher
The TenChef’s Iced Tea Maker gives off a very sleek and modern appearance, making an attractive centerpiece to any table. This maker is also a pitcher with an internal filter making about one-quart of iced tea. This iced tea maker brews in a completely different manner than others and doesn’t require electricity to operate. The pitcher is to be filled halfway with water and then add the filter full of tea and then add additional water after placing the filter in and add any flavor you wish to the water. The tea then brews for about six hours in the refrigerator. This is perfect if you wish to set the pitcher up to brew overnight or early in the day for a late dinner party.
5. Mr. Coffee 2-in-1 Iced Tea Brewing System
Although Mr. Coffee may not be the first brand you think of when referring to iced tea makers, the brand in general is known for their one of a kind brewing abilities. This iced tea maker is two and a half quarts and made of plastic which is completely different than other listed iced tea makers. This Mr. Coffee Brewing System brews an entire pitcher in less than ten minutes and will automatically turn off after brewing is complete as a safety feature. The pitcher has a sealed lid, making it great for storing and keeping the iced tea fresh and cold.
4. Airtight Cold Brew Iced Coffee and Tea Maker
The Airtight Cold Brew Iced Tea Maker is in a league of its own when it comes to brewing tea. The carafe is the main structure of the appliance and the filter goes in the middle of the carafe, acting as an infuser. To make an iced coffee or iced tea, the grounds go in the filter along with the water in the reservoir and then the beverage brews in the carafe around the filter. Once the iced tea is brewed, just simply remove the filter enjoy the iced tea as you like, straight out of the carafe.
3. Mr. Coffee 2-Quart Iced Tea Maker
This Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Maker is the most affordable of the listed appliances. The pitcher can hold up to two quarts of iced tea and brews both loose and traditional tea bags. It is extremely easy to use and Mr. Coffee also sells additional pitchers that are compatible with the iced tea maker so if you brew a lot of iced tea on a regular basis it would be a good idea to pick up another pitcher. The filter is very easy to remove and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
2. Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker
If you are looking for options than the Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker is what you have been looking for. The Takeya is available in either the one quart, which make four servings or the two quarts, which makes eight servings. The iced tea maker is also available in four different colors: blue, black, pink or green and is a brewing system that is done so directly into the pitcher. It has an air tight lid and its compact size is great for storing in the refrigerator without taking up too much room.
1. Mr. Coffee 3-Quart Iced Tea Maker
The third variety of Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Makers, this pitcher system makes three quarts of iced tea and is available in three colors, to make matching your kitchen even more convenient. It has an automatic off mode when the iced tea is finished brewing. The pitcher has guidelines to show the user how much ice to add and is a drip free pitcher, making for easy pouring. Additional pitchers are also available for convenience and replacement.
As demonstrated above, there is an iced tea maker for all shoppers. No matter your price point, quantity or tea palette there is definitely an iced tea maker for everyone. Luckily all of the iced tea makers include a pitcher so there will be plenty of iced tea to go around.