Why is the right temperature so important for tea?
Sadly, the idea that tea is ‘stimulating after three minutes and calming after five’ is still widespread. Actually, every type of tea needs a different amount of time to unfold its flavour. If you brew tea too long, it can become bitter; take the bag out too soon and the aromas may not have developed to the full. We all know taste is subjective, so trial and error is the only way to find your perfect taste experience. That said, here are a few guidelines to help you on your way.