What happens if you steep tea too long?
Steep the tea for too long, and you’ll end up with an unpleasantly strong, bitter cup. Steep the tea for too short a time, and you’ll have a weak, flavorless cup of tea. Making matters even more complicated, different teas require different steep times in order to bring out their best flavor.
Does tea draw or steep?
That is why beer and whiskey are “brewed” beverages, while tea is in fact, steeped. And that’s why brewing involves steeping, but steeping doesn’t involve brewing. Steeping and brewing tea are the key parts of the same process – making tea.
How many tea bags do I need for 64 oz of water?
Want to fill up your 2-quart pitcher? Here’s the recipe doubled: For 2 quarts (64 fluid ounces or 8 cups), bring 4 cups of cold water to a boil. Remove from heat and pour over 2 Luzianne Family Size Iced Tea bags.