Sweat tea is nectar of the gods down here, but when did it earn the distinction? When did the South embrace sweet tea as its top dog drink?
You probably order it at just about every restaurant, fast food or sit-down. Or you either brew it or buy it by the gallon (hello, Milo’s). Sweet tea is a way of life. When you wander out of the region to find tea that isn’t sweet, you feel a shiver down your spine. Something’s…not right.
Look, you knew you drink sweet tea, but did you know when this tradition established its permanent