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Golden rules on tea storage and brewing

Storage: When it comes to storing teas there are a few simple rules to follow which will probably seem like common sense anyway.  Firstly, tea will absorb air moisture so it’s important to keep it in an airtight sealed jar or tin.  It also doesn't like heat, light and air therefore store your tea jar in a cool, dark and dry location.  Usually not a hard to find as most kitchen cupboard will tick all these boxes.  The tea itself usually has a shelf life of a few years depending on the quality of the blend and many of our teas are good for up to 5 years.

Brewing: Making the perfect cup of loose tea is going to vary based on the person and their taste preferences and the type of tea used.  Three things to consider; quantity, temperature and brewing time.

Brewing instructions come with each of our tea blends. Generally, we would say to take a teaspoon of tea to one cup of water.  But you may use more or less depending on how you like your tea. 

Once you've got the quantity right you then need to brew your tea and this will vary depending on the type used, but the handy guide below should get you started.


A few extra tips for making the perfect cup of tea:

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