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Here’s how to make that perfect cup of tea, add in a bit of passion and interest, your next tea cup will taste impeccably delicious.

Heating the Water

Always use fresh, filtered water. Water that has been boiled previously would have become de-oxygenated and will not help produce a good brew. Water quality is of paramount importance heat the water specific to the tea being used. The guide to the different temperatures required to brew Tea is available below.

  • Kettle – convenient
  • Whistling kettle – easy
  • Temperature controlled kettle –easier

Using the Right Utensils

A teapot, infuser and cup add a great deal to the overall experience of your cup of tea. Try different methods and utensils, to find out what works best for you. We suggest a tea set made from porcelain or ceramic, to enjoy a great cup of warm tea.

Splash and swirl the tea pot with boiling water to prepare the pot for brewing. 

Brewing Tips

As soon as the water has reached the appropriate temperature, pour the water on to the leaves for the best brew. The best brewing temperature and timings are given below to specific tea types. When the tea is being brewed, cover the teapot to keep the heat in. When the tea is done steeping, remove the tea and stir lightly.

LOOSE TEA BREWING INSTRUCTIONS

TEA TYPE

TEMP

Time

Black Teas

100° C

3 - 5 Min

Green Teas

 80° C

2 - 4 Min

Fruit Flavored Black Teas

100° C

3 - 5 Min

Fruit Flavored Green Teas

 80° C

2 - 4 Min

TEABAG BREWING INSTRUCTIONS

TEA TYPE

TEMP

Time

Black Teas

100° C

3 - 5 Min

Green Teas

 80° C

2 - 4 Min

Fruit Flavored Black Teas

100° C

3 - 5 Min

Fruit Flavored Green Teas

 80° C

2 - 4 Min

Herbal Teas

 80° C

3 - 5 Min

ICED TEA BREWING INSTRUCTIONS

Depending on taste preferences, we suggest 10-11 tea bags or 7-8 table spoons for a 2L Jar. Once the brew is complete, pour into a 2L jug that is half-filled with ice.

TEA TYPE

TEMP

Time

Black Teas and Fruit Flavored Black Teas

100° C

5 Min

Green Teas

 80° C

3 - 5 Min

Herbal Teas

100° C

5 Min