3 ounces of our most popular delicious loose leaf teas in an air-tight, food-grade tin. They will arrive fresh and ready to steep.
Keep your teas-in-a-tin out of direct sunlight and your teas will keep fresh for over a year. Do not store in the refrigerator there is too much moisture which will ruin your premium tea.
Pick from our most popular loose leaf teas. We pack 3 ounces of tea into a food grade, air-tight tin with complete steeping instructions.
Shipping. We expedite every order. We will get your order out on the same day, if not, the next day. We ship using US Mail. It's fast - 1 to 3 days.
If one tin is ordered, the shipping via US Postal priority mail will be $2.79.
If 2 or 3 tins are ordered the shipping will be $5.99. Free shipping on orders over $35.
Don't forget your tea ware. Premium deserves better than a tea ball.
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.