How To Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

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How To Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

How To Make the Perfect Cup of Tea


Have you ever stopped to think about how you go about making a cup of tea? How long to let it steep or even how hot the water needs to be? Every tea requires its own steeping process, something most of the population in the world doesn’t even realize! Well you are in luck, below are our recommendations on how to brew the perfect cup of tea every time.

Steep Instructions

  • White Tea: 3 - 5 minutes steeping time, water temperature 165° F - 170° F

  • Japanese Green Tea: 1 - 3 minutes steeping time, water temperature 165° F - 180° F

  • Other Green Teas: 3 - 4 minutes, water temperature 175° F - 185° F

  • Oolong Tea: 3 - 5 minutes, water temperature 180° F - 190° F

  • Black Tea: 3 minutes, water temperature 212° F

  • Pu-Erh Tea: 3 minutes, water temperature 212° F

  • Rooibos and Herbals Tea: 5 - 7 minutes, water temperature 212° F

  • Blooming Tea: 5 minutes, water temperature 175° F - 185° F

  • Yellow Tea: 3 - 4 minutes, water temperature 175° F - 185° F

  • Purple Tea: 3 - 4 minutes, water temperature 175° F - 185 °F. In order to obtain the signature purple color, after steeping add a splash of lemon juice and watch the magical transition happen before your very eyes!

No matter your preference, we here at Chado Tea have tea for every taste palette! Visit our website to find your favorite tea today!