1/2 cup tea leaves (such as Earl Grey)
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon whole cloves
1 quart water
3 cups granulated sugar
1 gallon water
Cut a large square of cheesecloth. Wrap tea and spices in cheesecloth; tie tightly with string. Place in a large saucepan in 1 quart boiling water. Boil 5 minutes. Steep overnight.
Add sugar and juice of oranges and lemons. Mix well, then mix into a gallon of water.