How To Make The Perfect Green Tea

Process Overview

Always add green tea to hot water, not the other way around, to minimize astringency.


  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Character: Grassy, toasty, lively
  • Caffeine Level: Medium

What You'll Need


For every 12 oz of water, use 1-2 teaspoons (1 teabag) of green tea. Pour 175°–200°F water into a cup, add the tea, and steep 3 minutes.

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