Tea Brewing Instructions for Specialty Tea

Our instructions are only general guidelines. For your ultimate enjoyment please experiment with the steeping time, water temperature, and the amount of tea leaves. In addition, many of the herbal tisane tea such as peppermint, spearmint, lemon grass, or licorice root taste great when mix with black, green, oolong, or white tea.

Basic Specialty Tea Brewing Instruction

  1. Measure the desired amount of tea leaves and place into a teapot or teacup. Use 2 - 3 tsp or 2.3g of tea for every 8oz (1 cup) of water.
  2. Bring the water to a rolling boil at 212oF (100oC).
  3. Add enough hot water to submerse the tea leaves and let it sit for a few seconds before pouring out the water. Warming the tea leaves and teaware allow for a better brew.
  4. Add boiling water and let the tea leaves steep for 3 to 5 minutes.

    Note: Adding sugar or honey is optional.
Complimentary Brewing Method
  1. Measure the desired amount of tea leaves and place into a teapot or teacup. Use 2 tsp of specialty tea and 0.5 - 1 tsp of black or green tea for every 12oz (1 cup) of water.
  2. Bring the water to a rolling boil at 212oF (100oC).
  3. Add enough hot water to submerse the tea leaves and let it sit for a few seconds before pouring out the water. Warming the tea leaves and teaware allow for a better brew.
  4. Add hot water and let the tea leaves steep for 2 to 4 minutes.