A tea mug with elegant design which also keeps your tea warmer longer. A must have for a every tea drinker. Grab two for yourself - one for home and one for the office.
This is a borosilicate double walled 12 ounce glass mug for Tea or Coffee.
The double walled insulating properties of this tea cup keeps the cup cooler to the touch than regular cups, while keeping your tea hot longer. With its clear glass, you will enjoy the beautiful colors from the varieties of teas you enjoy.
Borosilicate glass is different from ordinary glass because it will not crack with rapid temperature changes that occur when making tea. Because it is heat resistant it can be made thinner and lighter which adds elegance. The double walled construction also creates an interesting effect which makes you tea look like it is floating inside the cup.
This cup is certainly a conversation starter with its neat effect and good, but also allows you to keep you fingers safe from the high temperature of your tea.
Dish washer safe.
Keep you cabinet well stocked with these very cool tea mugs. Order yours now.
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.
Please contact us for other countries. 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.
I was thinking for the price it would have a better handle and just in general be made better. The picture of two mugs when ordering was deceiving, I would not have paid $14 for one mug.
Works great for tea or coffee