Tea is the world’s most consumed beverage, outside of water. Bodum provides consumers with a wide range of tea brewing and service products as well as many years of expertise in home brewing tea and service.
Water Temperature for Brewing Tea
The temperature at which you steep tea matters - delicate leaves steeped at too high of a temperature will burn and leave a bitter flavor in the cup. BODUM® Teas have recommended steep temperatures, but there are a few hard and fast rules you can follow to determine what steep temperature to use:
Below Boiling Water Temperature
White and green teas have delicate leaves, and therefore require below boiling water temperatures between 170 and 185 degrees Fahrenheit. Too high of a temperature will cook the leaves and ruin their delicate flavors.
Medium Boil Temperature
Oolong teas should be brewed at temperatures between 180 and 190 degrees Fahrenheit.
Full Boil Temperatures
Black and Herbal teas brew best at a full boil temperatures 208 and 212 degrees Fahrenheit.