A white tea cup with green tea in it

How Many Green Tea Bags For A Gallon? A Recipe Guide

Are you considering using tea bags to make large amount of green tea to refrigerate it and enjoy it for a few days?

Mostly people think that making a gallon of green tea is not easy. As they got confused about the quantity of teabags per gallon.

So, no more confusions and now you can make a gallon of your green tea with ease.

let’s explore together

How Many Green Teabags Do I Need to Make A Gallon?

To answer this question, we need to get some calculations done.

  • A gallon is about 128 ounces. So, a gallon will have approximately 16 cups of water or tea in it.
  • A teabag has about 2 to 3 grams of dry green tea in it. A standard gallon of green tea will need about 28grams of tea leaves.
  • Thus, you will need 14 to 15 teabags for a strong green tea brew. While 8 to 9 teabags would be sufficient to make a lighter brew.
  • Note that teabag size may differ in different countries.
  • In America, there are different sizes of teabags.
  • If you are using a family-size tea bag that’s double the amount of a regular teabag. Thus, you will need only 4 to make a light brew and about 8 for a stronger green tea.

Making Different Recipes with Green Teabags

Green tea bags can be used to brew different recipes. Let’s see how many green tea bags recipes can make a gallon of tea.

A cup of warm green tea with snacks

A Gallon of Warm Green Tea Recipe

Make a full gallon of warm brewed green tea. It tells you the exact amount of teabags to use. Drink it whole day or serve your guests.
Cook Time 1 day 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 16


  • 1 Gallon Water
  • 8 teabags Green teabags for a light brew
  • 12 teabags Green tea bags for a stronger brew


  • Fill a large pot with a gallon of water.
  • When bubbles form them turn off the flame.
  • Add the teabags and let them steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Take out the tea in a teapot.
  • You can squeeze the teabags out or use a strainer.
  • Add sweeteners or lemon as desired.
  • A delicious gallon of green tea is ready to serve.
Keyword greentea
A cup of green tea with a teabag inside

A Gallon of Southern Candy Sweet Green Tea Recipe

A sweet candy tea is usually made with a adding sweeteners to black tea. We tried making it with green tea and the result is awesome.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 16


  • 8 teabags Green Teabags
  • 1 cup Sugar Syrup
  • 8 pieces Raspberries
  • 10 leaves Mint


  • Start by brewing a gallon of green tea bags in a pot.
  • Let it cool and add sugar syrup.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the cool liquid to the grinder.
  • Put mint and raspberry in it.
  • Grind and serve chilled.
Keyword greentea
A cup if iced green tea with a straw

A Gallon of Iced Green Tea Recipe

A chilled drink best for summers. Know how to make a gallon of iced tea.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 16


  • 16 cups Water
  • 8-10 teabags Green tea bags


  • Heat 16 cups of water in a large pan.
  • Remove before it boils and add teabags.
  • Let it steep for a few minutes.
  • Remove the tea bags.
  • Let it cool and put it in a pitcher.
  • Refrigerate and enjoy a cool drink.
Keyword greentea, icedgreentea
A jug of green tea

A Gallon of Sun Green Tea Recipe

Green tea made with the goodness of sunlight.
Course Drinks
Servings 16


  • 8 teabags Green tea bags
  • 16 cups Water


  • Take a large container.
  • Throw teabags inside.
  • Add water and put it under direct sunlight for the whole day.
  • Let it consume the sunshine.
  •   Drink as desired.
Keyword greentea
A chilled green tea with ice cubes

A Gallon of Orange Honey Green Tea

A different taste that your taste buds will love.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks


  • 16 cups Water
  • 8 pieces lemon peel strips
  • 8 pieces orange peel strips
  • 8 teabags green teabags
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 8 slices lemon


  • Add water, lemon peel strips, and orange peel strips and stir together.
  • Bring the water to a boil and discard the peels.
  • Add tea bags and let them steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Discard tea bags and add honey and lemon slices.
  • Drink warm or chill as per your taste.
  • A delicious gallon of green tea is ready to serve.
Keyword greentea

Benefits Of Tea Made with Green Tea Bags

Tea is a healthy drink enjoyed around the world. The benefits of green tea bags are same as brewing loose leaves. Let’s see what are its uses to the body.

  • Green tea drinks make you refreshed and active the whole day.
  • It increases the focus and attention span of the mind.
  • Green tea is known to enhance the brain functions.
  • The caffeine and polyphenols regulate the blood flow in the arteries. Thus, reduces the chance of strokes.
  • The extracts of green tea are full of antioxidants that keep you away from flu, cold and diseases.
  • Green tea is known to aid weight loss. Therefore, it increases body’s metabolism and help in burning the calories.

How Much Sugar Do You Put in A Gallon of Tea?

When making a gallon of green tea you don’t want to add the wrong amounts of sugar to ruin it. Take care of everyone’s sweet tooth and don’t overdo it.

A cup of tea should have 2 teaspoons of sugar. So, for a gallon that has 16 cups, you can put 1 and a half cups of sugar for moderate sweetness.

Final Thoughts

Now you can easily make a gallon of green tea with the choice of your recipe. Our recipes are for standard-sized teabags. For larger teabags use family size use half amount.

Go on make some healthy and beneficial green tea and be the favorite of everyone. Even kids can enjoy these yummy drinks.

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