How to Steep Loose Leaf Tea

Begin with the right amount of loose leaf tea. Too much leaf will make the tea bitter and too little leaf will have no flavor. Always steep your tea according to the directions. 

The temperature of the water is vital. Black teas require boiling water but green, white and oolong usually require a water temperature of 170°-180° degrees. 

 

   Timing is very important.    Black Teas: steep 4-5 minutes

                                                                   Green Teas: steep 2 minutes

                                                                   Rooibos Tea: steep 5 minutes

                                                                   Fruit Tisane: steep 5 minutes 

                                                                   Herbal Teas: steep 5-7 minutes.

Enjoy your cuppa!