How To Make The Perfect Black Tea

Process Overview

Sturdy black tea’s flavor blooms best when hot water is poured over.


  • Total Time: 4 minutes
  • Character: Deep, robust, brisk
  • Caffeine Level: High

What You'll Need

  1. STEEP

    For every 12 oz of water, use 1 teaspoon (1 teabag) of tea. Add the tea to a cup, pour 212°F water over, at and steep 4 minutes.