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.
It's sweet, refreshing, and a natural pick-me-up: Hip Hop Honey Herb and Fruit Tea is a caffeine free blend of sweet and wholesome fruit like apples and currants, fennel, cornflower petals, hibiscus, rose hip pieces, and licorice. Each sip of this tea brings ease to the mind: it conjures images of bees humming and bopping from flower to flower, warm spring breezes billowing through newly-bloomed roses, and the bright meadow sun, bringing warmth and livelihood to all of nature.
Hip Hop Honey delivers myriad health properties that contribute to a healthful lifestyle. The naturally dried apples and currants provide vitamins, while the fennel, cornflower petals, hibiscus, rose hip, and licorice contribute the coveted antioxidants that so many other beverages lack. Hip Hop Honey and Fruit Tea is naturally sweetened by thick, luxurious, golden honey. This natural alternative to processed, granulated sugar provides all of the same delicious sweetness but without any negative health effects or manufactured tastes. Cornflower is used in a multitude of cultures to increase eyes and strength of vision, while adding beautiful blue undertones to beverages. Hibiscus, a flowering plant with numerous health and aesthetic properties, is often used by gardeners to attract bees and hummingbirds. From West Africa to Indonesia, hibiscus is a revered natural cooking element; dried hibiscus is a delicacy in Mexico and is used in a variety of beverages – it's no wonder that Hip Hop Honey and Fruit Tea is delicious and extremely good for the body and soul.
The health properties and delicious flavors infused in Hip Hop Honey and Fruit Tea are undeniably energizing and clarifying. This cornucopia of flavors and nutrients will detoxify the body and mind while providing refreshment and long-lasting enjoyment from dusk til dawn.