Did you know that there is an art to steeping your tea ? Get it wrong and the tea can taste quite different.
|Tea Type||Temperature||Steep.it for|
|Black||206°F – 97°C||2–3 minutes|
|Green||175°F – 79°C||1 minute|
|Herbal||208°F – 98°C||4–5 minutes|
|Oolong||195°F – 90°C||3 minutes|
|White||175°F – 80°C||30 seconds|
|Mate||208°F – 98°C||5–6 minutes|
|Rooibos||208°F – 98°C||5–6 minutes|
|Chai||low boil||10–10 minutes|
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