how long to brew tea for?

The ideal time to brew tea can vary depending on the type of tea, and how long to brew tea for is a personal preference, but here are some general guidelines:

  • Black tea: 3-5 minutes
  • Green tea: 1-3 minutes
  • White tea: 2-3 minutes
  • Herbal tea: 5-7 minutes

The length of time you brew your tea affects the strength and flavour of the tea, so make sure you don’t end up disliking a blend because you haven’t brewed it correctly.

Too long a brew can produce a bitter taste, while too little time can produce good colour but weak flavour.

It's a good idea to follow the brewing instructions on the packaging if you're using tea bags or pre-packaged loose-leaf tea. Finally, it's essential to experiment with steeping times to find the perfect balance for your taste preferences.

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