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.
Want to be able to watch you tea steep? This pyrex glass teapot handles the heat and is stylishly cool. The large removable infuser basket allows a thorough infusion of your loose leaf tea with the tea water while keeping sediment to a minimum. The infuser basket is removable, so perfect tea is a cinch every time. Place your tea infuser on this matching dish to catch any stray drips.
The borosilicate glass (pyrex) can withstand the high temperatures needed for brewing tea and yet is lightweight and durable. You can even heat the teapot in the microwave.
The removable push-on-lid is an innovative feature. Made from food grade silicone rubber, the lid attaches to the teapot firmly but is easily removed for microwaving or cleaning. The lid stay on firmly when pouring. To pour tea, use you thumb to open the lid.
The largest teapot is a wonderful iced tea maker. To learn more about the 68 ounce tea pot as an Iced Tea maker click here.
The teapot is comes in 4 sizes and various colors.
43 Ounce size is shown.
14 Ounces - Perfect for your me-time
24 Ounces - Great for two people - share a cup and chat..
43 Ounces - Great for a gathering of several people, Yeah - Tea party.
68 Ounces - Make over 2 quarts of Iced Tea. Great for your thirsty family.