All orders placed between December 20-29 will be shipped on December 30.
All orders placed between December 20-29 will be shipped on December 30.
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How to Brew

Western Style brewing - low leaf to water ratio, longer steep times

Black and Oolong
  • 4g of leaf (about a tea spoon but it depends on how fluffy your tea is)
  • 1 cup water at 205F
  • 3-4 minutes

Green and White (some whites can be brewed at higher temperatures)

  • 4g of leaf
  • 1 cup water at 175F
  • 3-4 minutes

 

Gong Fu style brewing - use more leaf, less water and shorter steep times

Black and Oolong

  • (5-6g) of leaf
  • 6 oz water at 205F
  • 10 second first steep, each successive steep a bit longer, repeat until leaves are used up.

Green and White (some whites can be brewed at higher temperatures)

  • (5-6g) of leaf
  • 6 oz water at 175F
  • 10 second first steep, each successive steep a bit longer, repeat until leaves are used up.

 

To cold brew, use 5g tea per 12oz of cold water and put in the fridge overnight.

 

Experiment! None of this is exact. Just put some tea in water and adjust the ratio of leaf to water and the temperature until you get it to taste good. If your tea is bitter (especially green tea) your water is too hot and/or you’re steeping too long. The more leaf you use, the shorter your steeps should be and the more steeps you should get. If you’re putting 1 tsp of tea in 1 cup of water and steeping for 5 minutes there’s not going to be much flavor in a second steep.

 

I’ll be adding individual instructions for each tea in the coming weeks. Cheers!