The Definitive Brewing Guide: Loose Leaf Tea
Brewing the best fresh cup of loose leaf tea is a tradition. We have the definitive guide to help you recreate your favorite tea at home, all you need to start is 10 oz. of fresh cold water:
|White Tea||2 tsp.||170-180 F||3-5 min.|
|Green Tea||1-2 tsp.||170-180 F||2-3 min.|
|Oolong Tea||1 tsp.||185-195 F||3-5 min.|
|Darjeeling Tea||1 tsp.||200-212 F||2-4 min.|
|Black Tea||1 tsp.||200- 212 F||3-5 min.|
|Herbal/Fruit Tea||2 tsp.||212 F||5-7 min.|
|Rooibus||1 tsp.||212 F||5 min.|
To make iced tea, just double the amount of tea using the chart above and follow the brewing guidelines. Pour the hot tea over ice, and add more ice if needed.
In the spirit of our current green tea promotion, we have a few suggestions: Citrus Blossom and Kiwi Strawberry Green make wonderful iced tea; Walnut Green or Japanese Genmaicha is great as a hot drink.