Hinged Tea Tins | 9 Different Colors | Good Life Tea

Hinged Lid Tea Tins

Purple Plum
Emerald Green
Sapphire Blue
Bright Yellow
Gunmetal Gray
  • Tea should be properly stored in a air-tight container, and preferably one which keeps out sunlight.  Our tea tins have a hinged lid that closes tightly

    These simple, modern containers can keep your tea fresh for longer than bags, can be stacked to keep your stash organized, and bought in a color to match your kitchen, or the inside of the locked cupboard where you hide your teas, in case of burglary by thieves with good taste.  If you're looking for more reasons to tin your teas, check out the blog post dedicated to just that:  http://bit.ly/291E2rY

    Food Grade and air tight. Dimensions 3 x 3 x 4.25 tall

    Available in 9 colors - Purple, Blue, Green, Red, Siver, Gold, Yellow, Gray and Black.

    Holds between 1.5 ounces to 6 ounces of tea. (Oolongs, Whites, Citron Green, Dragonwell and Chamomile are fluffy, so less fits inside.)  Just specify at check-out which of your teas you'd like in which of your tins!

    The tins are labeled with our logo similar to the ones in the store.

    USA - For orders above $39
    For most tea orders (up to 8 ounces) the shipping is $3.09.

    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.

  • 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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews

They were perfect. They were exactly what I needed as such a reasonable price. Not to mentions that I loved the way they were packaged for shipping.

Thank you for letting us know about your satisfaction with the tins. May your teas live long and prosper in them! Please let us know if you need anything else--we have over one hundred delicious teas that await you.
Great Product!

I love the Hinged Tea Tins! They're so much easier to scoop from rather than from the bag, and they stack very nicely on a shelf. If you're organized, you can use the colors to differentiate between types of teas.

Thanks Sue! I'm a fan of all the characteristics you mentioned plus, because the tin is hinged, the top can't be misplaced.
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