Go Back
+ servings

Lemon Thyme Sun Tea

What’s a backyard bbq without some tasty beverages? This Lemon Thyme Sun Tea is the perfect summertime drink for your next cookout
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword beverage, Lemon thyme, sun tea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Brew time 6 hours
Servings 8
Calories 9kcal


  • 64 oz mason jar


  • 60 oz Filtered Water
  • 2 Lemons
  • 6 sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • 8-10 Tea Bags
  • 2 inch Knob of Ginger Smashed
  • Sweetener Optional
  • Bourbon Optional


  • Take the ginger and crush it with the back of a knife to open it up to help infuse with the tea. Next add the ginger along with the thyme to the mason jar, then squeeze the lemons into the mason jar then add the lemons as well
  • Fill Mason Jar with filtered water and add tea bags. leave the tea bag tags on the outside of the mason jar, then screw on lid.
  • Place mason jar in direct sunlight for 6-8 hours ideally, pour over ice add bourbon and sweetener to taste and enjoy responsibly 


serving size about 8 oz.


Calories: 9kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 49mg | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.3mg