The Back to Basics Iced Tea Maker uses bagged or loose leaf tea to brew the perfect pitcher every time. It includes a sweetener chamber and a brew strength selectorso you can make tea the way you like it. This also eliminate brew-time guesswork. Sweetener chamber conveniently dissolves sweetener during brew cycle for a ready-to-serve pitcher of sweet iced tea. Using sweetener is completely optional and sweetener chamber is removable for cleaning. The stainless steel mesh filter can be used with either bagged or loose tea. The mesh filter is removable for easy cleaning. The plastic 2.75-quart pitcher makes enough tea to satisfy everyone and comes with a brew-through lid for storage. Dimensions: 13.00" L x 10.00" W x 17.00" H; 2.70 lbs.