Which has more caffeine, a glass of iced tea or a cup of coffee?

Which has more caffeine, a glass of iced tea or a cup of coffee?

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  1. Unless the glass of iced tea is very large, the coffee will almost always have more caffeine. Cup for cup, normal hot coffee usually has several times more caffeine than normal hot tea, and iced tea is usually more dilute than hot tea.

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  2. I am not sure but when you find out, msg me. Check out ‘stronger stuff’ on youtube, I drink 2 energy drinks, 2 5hr energy, and 10 cups of coffee.

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  3. Ounce for ounce, the brewed coffee contains 3 to 4 times the amount of caffeine as iced tea made by the normal brewing methods.
    That said, people don’t usually consume coffee in the qualities they do iced tea, so you could easily end up consuming a lot more caffeine drinking the tea.
    Sun tea will have very little caffeine in it. The water must exceed 140 degrees F for the caffeine to extract out of the tea leaves. A lot of people who don’t want anything to do with the nasty chemicals used in making decaffeinated tea will go that route.

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  4. It of course depends on the tea and coffee and their caffeine content. However, if you grab a random tea and a random coffee then the coffee will have more caffeine. Factor in the fact that the tea is iced and coffee usually isn’t means the tea will be less concentrated and even more less caffeine. Finally most people don’t drink black coffee so the added sugar and creamer etc will probably make the coffee …

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  5. Coffee and tea are two of the most popular sources of caffeine available, but they aren’t the only ones, that’s for sure! More than 60 plants contain caffeine, and people around the world find ways to enjoy them, including brewing beverages or simply chewing on cocoa leaves.
    Before it’s brewed, tea leaves in fact have more caffeine than coffee beans. It occurs naturally in all tea and coffee beans, as well as cocoa leaves and yerba mate, which is a type of holly plant. How much caffeine you get from any of these depends on how you steep or brew them. You may find this surprising, but all tea comes from the same type of plant, whose Latin name is “Camellia Sinensis.” And it has more caffeine than the Arabica coffee plant.
    But it all comes down to how you prepare your favorite brew, and once the coffee is made with hot water, plenty of caffeine releases from the beans. And of course, you use more coffee beans to brew a pot than you do loose tea to steep a pot, so overall coffee gives a bigger boost of caffeine by comparison.
    One scientific source in America estimates you get as much as 200 milligrams of caffeine per eight-ounce cup of coffee, but that shifts depending on how strong you like it. Dark roasts, you may be surprised to learn, actually have less caffeine than light ones.
    A cup of tea contains about 14 to 70 milligrams of caffeine, although green teas are much lower — only 45 milligrams, max. That means that green tea is a great alternative for an afternoon pick-me-up than black tea or a cup of coffee. It gives you enough of a jolt to get you through the rest of your day, but likely not enough to keep you wide awake at night.
    Scientists say that sticking to about 400 mg of caffeine each day is best — that’s equal to about four cups of coffee. That amount is safe, but exceeding it isn’t wise, or you may end up jittery and anxious by dinner time. If you can’t resist having a cup of something by your side all day long, experts suggest you have tea instead. You could sip on water, but where’s the fun and flavor in that?!

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  6. On average, a cup of brewed coffee will have much more caffeine than a glass of ice tea even without ice.
    Many people state the fact that a pound of tea leaves can have 5 times the caffeine than a pound of Arabica coffee beans and it’s true. The issue is that making ice tea requires much less tea leaves than brewing coffee requires beans.
    Also, it’s on average. There are certain teas that have an extraordinary amounts of caffeine. These are mostly tea made with the tender new-growth tea leaves and they’re generally made into high quality white tea. Ice tea made with the high quality white tea leaves are generally more caffeinated than brewed coffee.

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  7. usually the coffee. standard coffee tends to have about 150 mg per 5oz cup. tea has about 80 mg. No doubt you can brew specific teas to have significantly more. But iced tea is also usually diluted. (sugar, lemon, ice)

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