i'm new to loose tea (i made my first cup tonight). I had ordered adagio's english breakfast tea and it's not very black, more like light brown. is this normal? thanks!
Dec 28th, '05, 20:49
Joined: Dec 26th, '05, 23:17
Black tea isn't necessarily black in color...it's usually a shade of brown. At least when I make it! So I think you are fine.
Dec 29th, '05, 08:52
Joined: Aug 12th, '05, 14:05
Be sure to use one teaspoon of black tea leaves per six-to-eight ounces of water. I find that EB usually brews a deep medium brown. You may not have steeped long enough, or you may not have used enough leaves.