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How to Steep Tea: The Complete Guide

No matter what  method you use to steep your tea, great tea should taste incredible: sweet, aromatic, and never bitter.

Loose leaf tea is not fussy or hard to brew, as long as you start with great leaves from great people!

In this guide, we’ll explore how to fine tune your techniques for the best brew possible.

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No matter what  method you use to steep your tea, great tea should taste incredible: sweet, aromatic, and never bitter. Loose leaf tea is not fussy or hard to brew, as long as you start with great leaves from great peopleIn this guide, we’ll explore how to fine tune your techniques for the best brew possible.

When a talented farmer craftsperson like He Changke hand-picks and hand-finishes your tea, you want to make sure you are experiencing that tea in all its glory. This means adjusting your steeping methods to yield the best results. 

There are three critical variables of steeping tea: water temperature, steep time, and leaf-to-water ratio.  Adjusting each variable changes the quality of your cup. We’ll review each element so you can make informed choices and discover your own ideal brew.


"Keep in mind the critical variables of steeping tea: water temperature, steep time, and leaf-to-water ratio."


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