Any southern cook worth their salt knows the value of classic sweet tea. It’s an iconic beverage to serve on a hot and humid day, which we have a lot of in Tampa, FL! To make the most delicious sweet tea possible, Simple Syrup is required. It is the best way to sweeten tea … because the sugar is already dissolved. You can add as little, or as much, of the sweet syrup as you prefer. A refrigerated batch in an airtight container will stay fresh for up to 2 weeks!