Finding the perfect taste experience is part of the craft. Follow these general guidelines for a perfectly balanced flavor.
Did you know that most teas can be re-steeped multiple times within a few hours of the initial infusion? The science of tea tasting is to follow your personal preferences. Learn and gauge according to your taste buds.
Keep loose leaf tea at it’s freshest by storing in an airtight container away from heat and sunlight and enjoy within 3 months. Below is a guideline to get you on the right track. Investing in a level hot water dispenser would be a great tool for your journey into tea.
Tea Steeping Chart
|Tea Type||Water||6-8 Oz.||Time|
|Green||180°-185°||1 tbsp||3 min|
|Black||206°||1 tbsp||3-5 min|
|Darjeeling||185°||1 tbsp||3 min|
|Oolong Rolled||185°-206°||1 tbsp||3-5 min|
|Oolong Long Leaf||185°-206°||1 tbsp||3-5 min|
|Tisane||206°||1 tbsp||5-7 min|
|Raw Puh-erh||195°||1 tbsp||3-5 min|
|*Half & Full Baked Pu-erh||206°||1 tbsp||3-5 min|
* First soak for 30 seconds, flush, then re-steep. Most teas may be steeped multiple times.
Chart from ARTOFTEA.COM