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Water temperature for tea: avoiding the raging torrent

By Kym Cooper. Posted

There is no doubt that water temperature plays a critical role in the tea making process. Water temperature impacts the taste and aroma of what you experience in the cup. Water that is too hot results in an unpleasant, bitter tasting tea. Too cool and you end up with a listless, thin tea. Whilst every tea enthusiast will have an opinion about the correct temperature for brewing specific teas this post explores the practical side, how to get the water to the desired temperature for brewing tea. We use some ancient Chinese wisdom to avoid the endless raging torrent of boiling water that...

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