How to brew a good cup of tea:
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- Start with water that has no flavor of its own, bottled or filtered if necessary.
- Use boiling water to begin the steeping process for black tea, slightly below boiling
for green, oolong, and white tea.
- Use a level teaspoon full of black tea for 6 oz of water, up to two teaspoons full for
the bulkier green, oolong, and white teas. Vary to taste.
- Steep for 3 to 3.5 minutes for black and oolong tea, 2 to 2.5 minutes for green, and
white tea. If you want more flavor, we suggest you add more tea, not increase the brewing
- When brewing a pot of tea use a large mesh tea ball. Most of the flavor can be removed
from the tea during steeping because the large mesh tea ball allows tea to expand to its
fullest as it steeps while maintaining the free flow of water around tea leaves.
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