Bamboo Canisters for Tea, Spices and Sugar. - 2 Sizes - Good Life Tea
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  • Keep your loose leaf tea fresh

    While our triple-lined bags can keep your tea fresh for 2-3 months before it starts to loose its flavor and aroma, tea should be properly stored in a air-tight container, and preferably one which keeps out sunlight.  These simple, modern tea containers can keep your loose leaf tea fresh for a year or more.  If you're looking for more reasons to tin your teas, check out the blog post dedicated to just that:  http://bit.ly/291E2rY

    Made from eco-friendly, renewable bamboo. Tight fitting cover is a hallmark of fine craftsmanship.  Solid construction, made to last a lifetime. 

    Comes in 2 sizes. Short and tall.  Both hold around the same amount of tea.

    Measurements
    Tall   2-1/2" w x 2-1/2" W x 6-1/2" H

    Short  3" W x 3" W x 4 H

     

    Made in China
  • FREE SHIPPING:
    USA - For orders above $35
    For most tea orders (up to 8 ounces) the shipping is $2.79.

    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.

  • Steeping Instructions

    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.

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