Golden Lemon Rooibos

Lemon invigorates the rooibos taste. Simply wonderful hot or iced and dressed with a slice of lemon.

Ingredients: Rooibos, Calendula petals, Lemongrass, Lemon Peel

Antioxidant Level: Medium | Caffeine Content: None

 

STEEPING TIME

TEA CUP

8oz (237ml)

10oz (296ml)

12oz (355ml)

AMOUNT

1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon"

1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon”

1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon

MILD

3-5 min

3-5 min

3-5 min

MEDIUM

4-5 min

4-5 min

4-5 min

STRONG

6-7 min

6-7 min

6-7 min

The Amazing Tea Company recommends 3-5 min

IDEAL BREWING TEMPERATURE: 85ºC/185ºF. For Food Safety reasons bring water to 100ºC/212ºF and let it cool down to 85ºC/185ºF.

HOT BREWING METHOD: 

Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Briefly infuse with freshly boiled water and then pour off. Re-infuse the tea and pour after about 1 minute or longer to taste.

ICED TEA BREWING METHOD (Individual Serving):
Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose leaf or 1 tea bag into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the tea leaves. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the tea leaves, or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced rooibos is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted.