How to Brew Tea?

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Jun. 18, 2014

We head to Palais des Thés to learn the proper temperatures and times for making the perfect cup of black, green, white or oolong tea.
"A great cup of tea starts with high quality tea leaves. Make sure your leaves come from a quality tea garden and aren't dust (leftovers after tea has been processed).
Heat water to the temperature recommended for your tea using a convenient hot water heater or a stove-top kettle.
Once water is heated, steep your tea for the recommended time (it varies by tea). If stronger flavor is desired, add more tea, not time. Sensitive teas will taste bitter if infused longer than the recommended steep time. When making iced tea, follow iced tea instructions for tea amount, time and water temperature, then pour over ice. If brewing two or more teas together, follow the steeping instructions for the tea with the shortest steep time and lowest temperature" Teavana.