Sun tea is a popular and frugal drink, but is it a safe one? Not according to Snopes.com and more notably the Centers for Disease Control, which have both published information about the potential for sun tea to harbor dangerous bacteria. To find out more about what could be lurking in your tea check out:
Need a Substitute for Your Beloved Sun Tea?
Then, try refrigerator tea. It'll give you the same flavor you're used to, but none of the bacteria concerns. Ahh . . . now that's refreshing!