Help me with my iced tea


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Help me with my iced tea

Postby Saunka » Jul 15th, '05, 14:50

My wife and I have been having fun making tea with my ingenuiTEA so we picked up the Iced Tea starter kit. I didn't see any basic directions or ratios. Assuming that I'm filling the 32 oz ingenuiTEA to the top, please tell me:

1.) How much black tea should I add assuming I'm going to empty this into the included pitcher full of ice.

2.) How much green tea should I add assuming I'm going to empty this into the included pitcher full of ice.

3.) How long should each of these types of tea steep? 5 and 3 minutes respectively?

Thanks,
Wes
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Postby chris » Jul 15th, '05, 15:33

Thanks for the note.

Simply double the amount of tea leaves (making it two teaspoons per cup of water for black tea, 3 or so teaspoons for green), and steep as usual (five minutes - black, three minutes - green). Once tea is ready, dilute with an equal amount of cold water or ice.

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Postby Saunka » Jul 17th, '05, 12:42

chris wrote:Thanks for the note.

Simply double the amount of tea leaves (making it two teaspoons per cup of water for black tea, 3 or so teaspoons for green), and steep as usual (five minutes - black, three minutes - green). Once tea is ready, dilute with an equal amount of cold water or ice.

Enjoy!

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Thanks for the response. Can you clarify one thing for me? Would that mean using 8 tsp for black and 12 tsp for green when using the larger ingenuiTEA filled to the top (seeing as that is 4 - 8oz cups)?

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Postby chris » Jul 18th, '05, 10:49

Thanks for the note.

You can probably get away with 6 for black and 10 for green/white, but that is indeed the general rule of thumb.

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