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I know, I know, I’ve already written 2 notes on this tea already, but hold on a sec… have you been on steep.it yet? It’s this awesome little tea-timer website that alerts you on your computer when your tea is done.

Well, their suggestion for white teas is to steep them for only 30sec at only 80°C. I’ve always steeped my whites according to the recommendations on the package (3-4 min at 98°C) and they usually turn out alright, but why not try something new? I mean, you’re supposed to steep greens at a lower temp so you don’t scald the leaves right? Makes sense that it’d be the same for a white.

It came out pretty good, considering the different steep methods. More white tea than strawberry, but this means I will probably get a couple extra steeps out of the leaves instead of just 1-2. Hmmm… looks like I will have to try this method with whiskey white too, since it always seems to come out bitter when I brew according to DAVIDsTEA’s suggestions.

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180 °F / 82 °C 0 min, 45 sec

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Hi there! I am a big fan of tea in it’s many forms: white, green, black, red, herbal, etc. Since the removal of my gallbladder I am finding I sway more towards straight teas, such as black or oolong, and dessert-like teas.

I hope you find my reviews helpful…

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Organic Ever Green (4 tsp) • DAVIDsTEA
Dragonwell • DAVIDsTEA
Mint Julep (15g) • DAVIDsTEA
Choconut Oolong (25g) • DAVIDsTEA

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