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What's this in my iced tea?

CalliopeToronto | Mar 12, 201708:52 AM     1

I've been making my own iced tea lately, and when I get to the end of the pitcher there's this white cloudy residue and I don't know what it is. To make it, I use a pot of boiling water, some orange pekoe tea bags, and some granulated sugar. The first time I noticed it, I had been using a few splashes of lime juice and I thought that might be it, so I made it without -- still there. I tried using a "better" brand of tea bags. Nope, still there.

Any idea what's causing this cloudy, white residue that settles to the bottom of my iced tea pitcher?

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