Iced tea (sometimes corrupted to ice tea) is a form of cold tea, often served in a glass with ice. It may or may not be sweetened. Iced tea is also a popular packaged drink. It can be mixed with flavored syrup, with common flavors including … see full wiki
A fun way to make iced tea is something I learned as a kid called "sun tea". My mother would put tea bags and cold water in a glass container and set it out in the sun. An hour or two later, she would take the bags out and refrigerate it. I am not sure if the sun did anything special, but it always tasted very refreshing, mellow and smooth, like a summer afternoon. Sweetener is optional, but not preferred.