You need this because its a great replacement for a tea ball. Use this and skip the teapot. It's a perfect way to make one cup of tea. Simplify your making tea and grab one of these super easy loose leaf tea infusers.
Wide and deep design - Fits larger cups up to 20 ounces. Can handle more tea leaves than tea balls and smaller infusers. Allows maximum infusion space for a complete steeping of your premium tea leaves
Micro perforated infuser - Makes a clear cup of tea by keeping small particles inside the infuser.
Food Grade Stainless Steel - Will not rust or bend and distort like inferior tea balls and mesh infusers.
Cool to the touch lid features insulating silicone that keeps your tea hot while it steeps.
Prevents spills while moving from kitchen.
Lid becomes a coaster for holding the infuser after steeping.
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 $4.99 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 10 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
Please contact us for other locations. We can quote you shipping.
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.