Hey there, Ladies & Gents!
I wanted to reach out quickly to send a note about the tea (especially the loose leaf varieties) that we include in our monthly Attic Box and Basics shipments. We recently received a review that mentioned that the tea samples were "lacking" and would usually only yield one cup.
Before tossing out that tea, consider steeping it more than once. Yes, you can use the same bit of tea for steeping more than one cup of tea. Sometimes, depending on the type of tea, the flavor is actually at its peak after multiple steeps.
So, here's a hint-- stash that tea bag or infuser full of leaves in an airtight container and use it again for the afternoon tea time.
With the individually bagged varieties, oftentimes you can read on their website to find the brewing recommendations. Discover and learn from the samples you receive. Not only do you get to find flavors that you may have never tried before, but you get to experiment with various brewing methods.
Give it a whirl and let us know how your tea fares after its second (or third) steeping.
[Be sure to check out geekyteas.com for more marvelous tea blends like the one found in October's L. Frank Baum Attic Boxes. Donna, the tea blending aficionado at Geeky Teas, recommends getting multiple uses from the 2 oz sample we included.]
Have a wonderful Monday!
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