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Tealosophy › Summer drinks

Hello and welcome to The Steepery Tea Co’s blog Tealosophy. Exploring, learning and musing the world of tea whilst enjoying a few fine brews along the way.

How to create cold summer tea drinks like a tea specialist!

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Summer has most definitely arrived here in Brisbane, Australia. We just had a wild midday storm and the temperature is set to soar again into the mid-30s. It is the humidity that does my head in nevertheless it makes great weather for cold tea formats.  Also, you may not know but I am becoming a budding Instagrammer. If you enjoy the images here these are a flavour of what you will find on my Instagram feed during a given week. I post my tea life daily and would love you to follow and be inspired. Check it out at @thesteeperytea. I...

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Cold Brew Tea

By Kym Cooper. Posted

This is a blog post we have wanted to do a substantial update to for a while. We have spent all summer at markets and events serving large batches of cold brew tea and experimenting behind the scenes with different styles and brew parameters. We feel like we are now in a good place to revise the content of this blog post.  In much of the literature on cold infusing tea, claims are made that the ratio of the tea leaf should be doubled compared to the preparation of a hot brewed tea. For example, if we use 2-3g of...

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Cold brewed tea - plain and simple

By Kym Cooper. Posted

We have shown you how easy it is to prepare cold brewed tea here. Now we share some recommendations from The Steepery Tea Co’s tea collection that make excellent choices for iced tea. These particular loose-leaf teas are aromatic and flavourful suitable for enjoying plain and simply.   White Tea White Peony Tasting notes: Velvety | Stone Fruit | Floral   Green Tea Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearls Tasting notes: Fresh | Sweet | Spice   Organic Hojicha Tasting notes: Biscuity | Toast | Roasted Nuts    Oolong Tea Iron Goddess of Mercy Tasting notes: ]Velvety | Floral | Almond Milk   Dong Ding...

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Festive Iced Tea

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Here are some delicious and simple Iced Tea recipes to get you through a hot Australian Christmas and New Years. You can feel a little less naughty knowing that you are getting some health benefits from the tea and breaking up your month of overindulgence. These recipes are really easy you just need to be a little organised to cold brew your tea the day before. The method of cold brewing used in my recipes typically results in a sweeter infusion so I prefer not to add any extra sweetener. However, I have provided suggestions for sweetener below for those...

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