The Best Iced Tea Brands
Best Lightly Sweetened
Tazo Organic Iced Black Tea
Brisk, flavorful, and satisfying, this crowd-pleaser comes from—surprise!—the java aficionados at Starbucks (which also owns Tazo).
To buy: $1.70 for 13.8 ounces, at supermarkets and amazon.com.
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Sweet Leaf Organic Sweet Tea
This iconic southern take on tea is strong and sugary but never cloying. Happily, you don’t need to be below the Mason-Dixon Line to enjoy it: Just head to the grocery store.
To buy: $1.60 for 16 ounces, at supermarkets and vitacost.com.
Tejava Unsweetened Black Tea
Unsweetened teas can be harsh and tannic. But not this soft, smoky favorite made with hand-picked leaves from Indonesia.
To buy: $3.70 for four 12-ounce bottles, at supermarkets and Trader Joe’s.
Pure Leaf Iced Tea With Lemon
Like your tea with a little pucker? Give this icy refresher a try. Fresh and tangy, it stops just this side of tart, thanks to a welcome dash of sugar.
To buy: $1.70 for 18.5 ounces, at supermarkets and amazon.com.
Snapple Peach Tea
Lush, juicy fruit flavor elevates this black- and green-tea blend far above the syrupy, candy-like competition. Make it your new convenience-store go-to.
To buy: $1.30 for 16 ounces, at supermarkets and amazon.com.
Honest Tea Classic Green Tea
Sure, it’s healthy—courtesy of all those antioxidants. But it’s also delicious: Think vibrant notes of green apple and mango.
To buy: $1.50 for 16 ounces, at supermarkets and natural-food stores.
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