How to Properly Make Tea

The world’s oldest and most consumed beverage is growing in popularity, but many consumers don’t know how to properly make tea to experience the best flavor and benefits. 


  1. Make sure your teapot and mug are clean
  2. Warm water inside your teapot then pour it out
  3. Bring cold water to a boil in your teapot
  4. As soon as water begins to boil pour it over your tea bag (note: over boiling your water will alter the flavor profile of the tea)

* if you are using loose tea, use 1 teaspoon of loose tea per cup

  1. Brew tea according to time recommended on bag or box 
  2. Remove tea bag or tea strainer
  3. Add milk or sugar to taste
  4. Enjoy!

Average Brewing Times

  • Black Tea : 3-5 minutes 
  • Green Tea: 1-2 minutes
  • White Tea: 2-3 minutes 
  • Oolong Tea: 2-3 minutes
  • Herbal Tea: 5 minutes 

TIP: If you want the best flavor experience, refrain from microwaving your water to heat it, this will affect the flavor of the tea leaves.

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