TEA STEEPING WATER TEMPERATURE GUIDE

TEA STEEPING WATER TEMPERATURE GUIDE

  We often find that when we ask people why they don’t like tea, many will response is usually “it’s bitter”. People who say this don’t realize is that it is probably their water temperature and steeping method that creates this bitterness.For Green, Oolong, Pu’erh and white teas, your water temperature should be under the boiling point for a perfect brew. By using boiling water, you will risk scalding the tea leaves which will cause your tea to taste bitter and astringent. If you heat the water at the perfect temperature for your tea, it will release the right levels...

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How Tea Is Made

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How Tea Is Made

All teas, regardless if its white, green, oolong, black all come from the Camellia Sinensis plant. It is the processing methods that creates different kinds of teas.  In general, the more oxidized the tea is, the darker the colour would be, and also the higher the level of caffeine as well. White and green teas are the least oxidized and the colours of these two teas generally don’t change as much as they do when they were on the bush. Black teas go through a much more complex and lengthy processing.  For Pu-erh teas, the teas get oxidized and then...

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