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Barley Tea

Author: Jee Choe
See how to make thirst-quenching hot and cold brew barley tea.
4.9 from 8 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Steep Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Drinks
Yield4 servings

INGREDIENTS
 

INSTRUCTIONS
 

  • Combine water and barley kernels in a kettle.
    Filtered water is best for a better tasting tea.
  • Bring to a boil, turn off heat, and steep for 5 minutes.
    For a stronger brew, steep for 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain barley kernels and pour hot tea into a cup.

NOTES

TO MAKE COLD BREW ICED BARLEY TEA
1. Put barley tea bag and cool or room temperature water in a pitcher or glass container. 
1 barley tea bag should make 4 cups of barley tea. Use filtered water if possible for a better tasting tea.
2. Cover pitcher and put in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
3. Discard tea bag and pour tea into a cup with ice.
Ice is optional since the drink is already cold.

Hot Barley Tea Brewing Guide
  • TEA: 1.5 teaspoons barley kernels
  • WATER: 1 cup (8 fl. oz.)
  • WATER TEMPERATURE: 212°F (boiling hot)
  • STEEP TIME: 5 -15 minutes
 
Cold Brew Iced Barley Tea Brewing Guide
  • TEA: 1 barley tea bag
  • WATER: 4 cups (32 fl. oz.)
  • WATER TEMPERATURE: Cold water
  • STEEP TIME: 1-2 hours
 

The nutrition information is an estimate calculated using an online nutrition calculator.

Keyword Korean barley tea, korean tea, roasted barley tea
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