Sweet Tea: A History Of The ‘Nectar Of The South’

A look at the sweet southern drink.

By Sean PowersDecember 30, 2016 11:18 am

From Georgia Public Broadcasting:

Sweet tea has been a staple on Southern menus for more than a hundred years. It’s a simple beverage and these days you can find it just about everywhere in Texas. But there was a time when sweet tea was rare in some parts of the country.

Freelance reporter Tove Danovich of Portland, Oregon gives a sweet tea history lesson. Listen to her conversation with Sean Powers, and read a history of the drink at Georgia Public Broadcasting.