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Three Ways to Brew Iced Tea

Bliss DakeJune 16th, 2010 by Bliss Dake

Iced tea is a classic summer-time ritual and distinctive American beverage. Legend has it that Richard Blechynden, an English entrepreneur and merchant, started serving iced tea on a hot day at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Although many quality ready-to-drink iced teas are commercially available today, brewing iced tea at home is an easy and convenient way to enjoy the fresh and pure goodness of whole leaf tea. (more…)

Tea Top Brew Mug – Tea Gone High-Tech

Mighty LeafNovember 3rd, 2009 by Mighty Leaf

Brewing tea pouches or tea bags has gone high-tech with our new Tea Top Brew Mug.  You no longer have to drink over-brewed tea. Featuring the patented Tea Top lid, this brew mug is a “traveling teapot” perfect for enjoying whole leaf tea pouches.  The brewing system is simple: Fold the tea tag in half and thread through the underside of the slit on the lid. Once the brew time indicated on the tea tag is reached, just pull up on the string. This squeezes the oils of the tea pouch into the infused beverage below and pulls the spent tea pouch up to rest in a domed area. (more…)

Boiling Water for Tea: Bubbles and Steam

Bliss DakeOctober 13th, 2009 by Bliss Dake
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Traditional methods and new technologies alike provide unique ways for tea fans to determine the correct temperature when boiling water for tea. From the shape and size of bubbles to electric tea kettles with built-in precision gauges, we will explore the nuances of measuring water temperature.   This includes a cooling your water down technique for green tea, thermometers, electric tea kettles, hot water dispensers and the traditional Chinese method of examining water bubble size.  Let’s get ready to boil! (more…)

Brewing Methods: Loose Tea Made Easy

Bliss DakeApril 13th, 2009 by Bliss Dake
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We often hear from customers who are first time tea drinkers that they are intimidated by the thought of preparing loose tea.  Making loose tea does not have to be challenging or time consuming.  With a wide variety of tea accessories now available you can enjoy loose tea whenever, whether a full pot or single-serving with minimal preparation and effort. (more…)