We generally ship via US Postal Service first class or priority mail This service can be a quick as overnight and up to 3 days in the lower 48. They even deliver on Saturdays. For 9 ounces and up the postage is $5.39 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 12 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
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1 teaspoon per 8 oz of water. Fluffy leaves like some Oolongs, use 2 teaspoons. For stronger tea use more tea.
There is no hard and fast rules on steeping except over steeping may make tea bitter. If you are unsure, try cooler water and shorter steeping times.
Below are general steeping instructions. For best results, follow the steeping instructions that came with your tea.
To estimate water temperature use a thermometer or wait a 2-3 minutes after the water stops boiling. Then the water temperature should be about 165- 185 F. You can gauge water temperature by looking at the bubbles forming at the bottom of the tea kettle. When pin size bubbles form, the water temperature is about 185F. To take the guess work out of water temperatures, try our electric tea kettle.
|Tea Type||Steeping Temperature||Steeping Time|
|White Tea||170-185 F||1-3 minutes|
|Green Tea||170-185 F||2-3 minutes|
|Oolong Tea||170-190 F||2-3 minutes|
|Black Tea||200-212 F||3-5 minutes|
|Tisanes||212 F||4-7 minutes|
Fruit and herbal teas are also referred to as tisanes.
Teas categorized as herbal and fruit are – in some circles – treated as newcomers to the arena. This blend accommodates the tastes of people who wanted to experience a refreshing healthy new style drink without caffeine. So whether you think of our Blue Eyes fruit blend as a guilt-free treat or simply just a fascinating and fresh` new format for true tea-ness to take; we know that satisfaction will be singular and lingering.
How can we make this promise? What we've got is a terrific ‘tea’ that is unbelievably delicious and enjoyed hot or cold! Versatile and well suited to newcomers and experts alike; this tea has a downright exotic flavor collection. It begins with the sweetest and tartest notes of caramel and fruit. The fruit, for its part, is unveiled in a medley of flavors combining with the natural strength and tartness of dried fruits. This versatility is literal as well: Blue Eyes Fruit Tea makes for a summertime cooler as well as a wintertime summer reminder.
Frank Sinatra - Old Blue Eyes himself - was the inspiration for this fruit blend. The fruit blend has a mysterious character that tends to be sweet. The visual appearance is enticing with cornflower petals and the highly visual fruit pieces. Blue Eyes is best enjoyed in the mid afternoon during a break from hectic activity or vigorous workout or after an evening meal; the flavor profile encourages a relaxing moment. Dried apple pieces, hibiscus flowers, cornflower petals, rosehip pieces, sweet orange peel, and natural flavors are blended for this unique herbal tea. Delicious over ice or you can do it your way.Base leaf: Fruit and Herbs
I love to make lemon chargers with this tea or just by itself is fine.