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Postby mythkytten » Dec 18th, '07, 12:44

I just bought the easy-to-use 16oz teapot, four tea samples, exclusive 'a guide to tea.' I got the Green Tea Sample Pack and I was just wondering how much tea, and water to put into the pot.Thank you. We drink a lot of loose teas and use an infuser so I am a little confused on this. :? :? :?

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Postby Space Samurai » Dec 18th, '07, 12:49

Hello and welcome. :D

For 16 oz Id suggest starting with 4 teaspoons, a measuring tsp, not a generic spoon, of tea, then adjust if needed--too strong, use less tea, and vice versa.

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Postby Mary R » Dec 18th, '07, 12:55

If you have a scale, try for 2 to 2.5 grams for each cup (6 oz of water) you will make for one round of infusions. This should be about one teaspoon of tea per cup, give or take.

So for one cup, use 1 tsp/2g of leaf for 6 oz of water. For two cups, use 2 tsp/4g to 12 oz water, etc.

Mind this is all just ball park estimation. Some greens taste better with more leaf, some with less. Try the teaspoon, then figure out what you'd like for the next time you brew that tea.

Oh, and I noticed you posted this message twice. I deleted the other one because we try to discourage multiple posting of the same information. I didn't see Space's response on that thread, so I apologize for the redundancy of advice.

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Postby mythkytten » Dec 18th, '07, 12:55

I am also wondering can you use any loose tea in the IngenuiTEA Pot?

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Postby Mary R » Dec 18th, '07, 13:07

Yup. Any tea or herbal should be fine.

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Postby hop_goblin » Dec 18th, '07, 21:25

Hey there! Welcome! You certainly found the right site for you as we are all certifiably tea nutz here!

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Postby skywarrior » Dec 19th, '07, 00:14

Welcome!

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Postby mythkytten » Dec 19th, '07, 12:45

Thanks.We drink alot of tea in our house(alot of loose teas) We go to the Famers Market to get it and it is good.

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Postby Wesli » Dec 19th, '07, 14:45

Willkommen!

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Postby Trey Winston » Dec 19th, '07, 15:02

Welcome :D

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