Brewing Time For Tea

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Above are the times for brewing tea. Did you know that different teas need to be brewed at different temperatures?

When you boil water, the water is around 100 degrees (c)

  • After 30 seconds the water is 95 degrees (c)
  • After 1-2 minutes the water is 90 degrees (c)
  • After 3-4 minutes the water is 80 degrees (c)
  • After 8-9 minutes the water is 70 degrees (c)

Brewing Temperatures for different teas:

  • Green tea brewed at 70 to 80 degrees (c) Wait 4-9 minutes before putting your tea bag in the water.
  • Black tea brewed at 90-95 degrees (c) Wait 1-2 minutes before putting your tea bag in the water.
  • Chai brewed at 100 degrees (c) Place the tea bag in immediately.
  • Herb tea brewed at 100 degrees (c) Place the tea bag in immediately.
  • Fruit Tea brewed at 100 degrees (c) Place the tea bag in immediately.
  • Rooibos brewed at 90 degrees (c) Wait two minutes before putting bag into the water.

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