Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Tea Temperature

There are telltale signs when a cup of black tea is served at below-optimum temperature: The liquid will look clear, and there will be a brown ring around the bottom of the cup.

Near-boiling water is required to extract the most flavor from black tea. After 3 minutes of steeping, the tea should be about 185 degrees, he says.

For white or green tea, cooler temperatures are required, around 165 to 185 degrees.

Sunday, June 08, 2008

Senator Obama Prefers Black Forest Berry tea.

Recently it was revealed that on the campaign trail, Obama's drink of choice is Honest Tea in Black Forest Berry flavour.