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HOW TO: Use a Tea Strainer [VIDEO]

This is our favourite way to steeping tea. Once you've tried it you'll never go back! You get the best flavour, waste-free, and they're way easier to use than you think. Watch our video for a quick and easy tutorial on how to use the best tea tool around!

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WHAT IS BLACK TEA?

In the Western world the word ‘Tea’ is almost synonymous with Black Tea. It’s the tea our Grannies introduced us to with sugar cubes and milk. It’s the tea you can bank on being available just about anywhere. Breakfast teas, Orange Pekoe, Earl Grey - all black teas!

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WHAT IS GREEN TEA?

Green tea is the OG of teas. It originated in China, and is still the ubiquitous tea in far Eastern countries. If you order tea in China or Japan - you’re getting green. Everyone is surprised the first time they learn that green tea comes from the exact same leaf as black tea. How can it be? 

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WHAT IS WHITE TEA?

White tea features delicate young, minimally processed leaves from the Camellia Sinesis plant - yep, the very same shrub your Black and Green teas come from! They're high in antioxidants and light in flavour. White teas are a true work of art for you to appreciate with every sip.

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WHAT IS ROOIBOS?

Pronounced, “roy-boss,” and also known also as ‘red tea,’ this is not a true tea. It’s actually an herb (called Aspalathus Linearis) from the legume family! Despite efforts to grow it elsewhere, South Africa is still the only country where rooibos will thrive.

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WHAT IS EARL GREY TEA?

Bergamot oil is to black tea what peanut butter is to jelly - what Ross is to Rachel! 

Even though Earl Grey is one of the most popular teas in the Western world, not much is commonly known about it. Let's fix that, shall we?

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