How to Brew White Tea

The best quality White Teas are very delicate in nature and proper brewing instructions are essential to capturing the precious and unique flavors.

The following is a step-by-step brewing instruction for infusing White Tea:

Properly Heat Your Water

Water temperature is a big deal when brewing white tea. To fully develop the essence of white tea, without spoiling the tea, it is vital not to overheat the water. Use spring or filtered water (not alkaline, just purified) a dn using the temperature guide below.

Tea TypeWater TemperatureTea AmountSteeping TimeSweetener (if any)
Yin Zhen Tea170-185 F1 ½ – 2 teaspoonsSome say 1-2 Minutes some say 4-5 Minutes (find your favorite steeping time)White Honey
Silver Needle Tea170-185 F1 ½ – 2 teaspoonsSome say 1-2 Minutes some say 4-5 Minutes (find your favorite steeping time)White Honey
White Tea Pearls175-190 F1 ½ – 2 teaspoons4-5 MinutesWhite Honey
White Jasmine Tea175-190 F1 teaspoon2-3 MinutesHoney
White Peony185-200 F1-2 teaspoons4-6 MinutesHoney