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Tea Brewing Guide

There are a plethora of tea varieties and many subtle flavors in teas. Steeping tea truly can be an art form. But more importantly, is to find what works best for your personal tastes.

Things you will discover while adventuring into loose leaf tea are such things as whether you prefer a light cup or a strong cup, how much tea in a day you like to drink and at what times of the day you prefer tea or tisanes (herbal tea), how simple or ceremonial your tea making ritual is... Explore your cup and find what really thrills you!

Below is our suggested tea brewing guide. It is just that, guidelines. Within brewing a cup or two, you will begin to know how much tea to blend per cup, how long, and how hot as your tastes refine with the tea you are enjoying.

*Approximately 1 teaspoon of loose leaf tea per 8 ounces of water

Black Teas: 195° - 205° water temp, steep 4 – 5 minutes
Oolong Teas:170° - 200° water temp, steep 3 – 5 minutes
Green Teas: 175° - 190° water temp, steep 2 – 3 minutes
White Teas: 170° - 180° water temp, steep 2 – 3 minutes
Tisanes (Herbal): 205° - 212° water temp, steep 5 – 7 minutes

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