What a wonderful way to deal with a winter chill. Chase it away with 3 delicious hot teas.
Organic Cranberry Apple (Fruit Tea) is a classic winter warmer tart cranberries balanced out with sweet American apples makes this a cup you will keep coming back for. And its organic too.
Heaven Sent Chai is a wonderfully spicy tea that will warm you body and soul. The scent of the Malabar blended just so will take take you away to the warm foothills of the Himalaya hills. Bonus - Its also organic.
Hot Cinnamon Spice is our run-away best seller. There is something about the bold cinnamon and mysterious cloves that has tea lovers begging for more. Or is it the natural sweetness that counters the spiciness that creates a perfect yin yang balance. Most just ask for a second cup as they just cant get enough of the fireplace cozy feeling this tea brings on.Total of 4.5 ounces of premium loose leaf tea.
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.
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.