Monday, October 26, 2015
Largest Iced Tea: Lipton breaks Guinness World Records record
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., USA -- Lipton® broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest iced tea as part of the iconic tea brand's 125th anniversary celebration; patrons at the Be More Tea Festival in North Charleston, South Carolina, will enjoy glasses of tea served from the 12.5-foot-tall pitcher used to break the record; it took 25 hours and eight 2-by-3-foot bags of Lipton black tea leaves to brew the 2,204 gallons of iced tea for the title, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey poured the first glass of Lipton iced tea as the iconic tea brand announced it broke the Guinness World Records title for the Largest Iced Tea at the Be More Tea Festival in North Charleston, S.C. on Oct 24, 2015. Photo: Lipton (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the e largest tea tasting event at a single venue involved 1,105 participants and was achieved by Wuyishan Tea Industry Association (China) in Wuyishan, Fujian, China on 16 November 2014.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest tea mosaic consists of 5,280 tea cups and was achieved by the Administration Center of Tian Xia Di Yi Quan Scenic Spot (China) at Daming Lake in Jinan, Shandong, China, on 30 August 2014.
"We wanted to celebrate this historic year for Lipton by bringing our Be More Tea brand philosophy to life and encouraging fans to take time to enjoy the world around them," said Melanie Watts, Director of Marketing at Pepsi Lipton Partnership.
"Breaking a Guinness World Records title and sharing it with tea lovers is the perfect way to kick off our festival and mark this epic milestone anniversary."
Setting a new iced tea record is just one way Lipton is capping off its 125th anniversary celebration.
In addition to live music, festival attendees can enjoy unique, Lipton tea-infused food and drinks, and play a number of giant-scaled games, such as tea pong and a custom Lipton ball pit.
"Hosting the Be More Tea Festival in our hometown gives us the chance to put North Charleston culture, food and love of iced tea on display," said North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey.
"We're proud to help Lipton commemorate this anniversary, and we welcome local North Charleston residents and visitors to enjoy this fun-filled celebration."
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