Archive for April, 2012

A simplified guide to tea and temperature

Posted in Health & Food on April 4, 2012 by daviddiel

There are a lot of detailed guides to brewing tea on the web, like this one and this one. In an effort to simplify the rules at the expense of accuracy, I offer following table.

Tea TypeTemperatureBubble Size

Delicate Green 160°F Shrimp Eyes
Green 170°F Crab Eyes
White 180°F Fish Eyes
Oolong 190°F Rope of Pearls
Black/Rooibos 200°F Raging Torrent