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Finishing off the last of this sample this morning – see previous notes for more info.

I have a LOT of oolong I need to finish up in the next few months, perhaps the warmer weather will help, I love cold brewing these green oolongs!

Michelle

When you cold-brew, how do you do it? How much/for how long?

TeaBrat

Usually for at least 12 hours overnight but sometimes 24 hours. People say you need to use more tea than you would if you were hot brewing. I’m not very precise, I just eyeball it and throw some in. ha. I have one of these Lupicia coolers, it works well for this purpose. http://www.lupiciausa.com/product_p/41000607.htm

Michelle

Aha. I have a Teavana one similar to that, but I’ve been hot-brewing then icing/sticking it in the fridge… cold-brewing seems easier though. Thanks :D

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Michelle

When you cold-brew, how do you do it? How much/for how long?

TeaBrat

Usually for at least 12 hours overnight but sometimes 24 hours. People say you need to use more tea than you would if you were hot brewing. I’m not very precise, I just eyeball it and throw some in. ha. I have one of these Lupicia coolers, it works well for this purpose. http://www.lupiciausa.com/product_p/41000607.htm

Michelle

Aha. I have a Teavana one similar to that, but I’ve been hot-brewing then icing/sticking it in the fridge… cold-brewing seems easier though. Thanks :D

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