We make two exceptions to the tea at the tea bar rule here at Saratoga Tea & Honey Co. - delicious, decadent single-origin sipping chocolate and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
Over the years our lemonade has become a town staple in the summer thanks to its perfect balance of tart lemon and sweet honey. Our completely cane sugar-free lemonade is never gritty, sometimes a little pulpy thanks to our hand squeezer, and always delicious.
This summer, we've finally turned our café-sized recipe into a 2qt (64oz) recipe for you and your friends and family to enjoy at home!
Lemonade & Tea - A Beautiful Matcha
Arnold Palmer may have popularized the idea of half black iced tea and half lemonade, but we sometimes like to think we've perfected it with our summer offerings of iced tea lemonades with pairings like our piña colada black tea One Night in Rio or our incredibly refreshing and uplifting matcha lemonades.
What you might not realize given the popularization of half-and-half as a nickname for iced tea lemonades is that 50/50 is not the ideal ratio! Our lemonade is strong on the lemon and we recommend starting with something more like a 60% tea and 40% lemonade ratio to make sure yours is just right!
Making Saratoga Tea & Honey Co. Lemonade
12 ounces fresh squeezed lemon juice
50 ounces water
6 ounces raw honey
Mix your raw honey with a little hot water (from your total water for the recipe) to make a simple syrup. Add lemon juice and the remaining water, then stir to mix thoroughly. Refrigerate and enjoy!