The Art of brewing Loose Leaf Tea will take you on a journey that you must embrace with patience. peace and calm...First, you will boil your fresh cold water. We do recommend using filtered water because the quality of your water will directly impact the taste of your tea. When the water is near to its boiling point, pour a little into your teapot or brewing devise, swirl it around, then pour it out. This provides you with a hot, clean teapot.
Next, you will measure a perfect teaspoon into your brewing devise, allowing one rounded teaspoon per (8 fluid ounces). Do not allow your water to boil for too long, as it boils away some of the flavor-releasing oxygen and results in a flat cup. Your pure teas such as, Greens and whites should be made with water that has boiled and allowed to cool for approximately just under a minute. (Follow The Brewing Guide)
Now you're ready to pour the water onto the leaves and observe your tea leaves saturate and expand as the flavors begin to release it's benefits. Do not pour the water and then add the tea, this will only result in a poor cup of tea. Always cover your tea when steeping. The tea leaves will unfold properly when covered.
The differing types of tea should be allowed to infuse for the required number of minutes at the appropriate water temperatures listed below. Make sure not to venture too far from your tea when it is brewing. Teas take from as little as 1½ minutes to 5 minutes to achieve their ideal brewing time. Ultimately, you can explore with your brewing times to create your own tea experience.