To brew the perfect cup of black tea use water at a rolling boil to bring out the rich and creamy flavours. 

    Brew Recipe

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    For the perfect brew, we recommend...

    • Pouring Kettle: Bring the water to a full rolling boil when brewing black tea.
    • Scales: These scales are ideal for improving accuracy when making tea.
    • Tea Pot: The Tea Dripper allows the beautiful colours of the tea infusion to be on display during the brewing process.

    Let's get into the recipe!

    1. Weigh 2g of Tielka Breakfast, Earl Royale or South Cloud Chai Black Tea per cup. Add to the teapot or infuser.
    2. Fill kettle with 200ml of water per cup of tea required, heat kettle to 100°C for Tielka Breakfast, Earl Royale and South Cloud Chai black teas.
    3. Pour water on tea leaves. Set a timer and leave to brew for 3 minutes for ultimate depth of flavour.
    4. Pour the tea. Milk and sugar can be added.
    November 02, 2017 — Karen Barnett