history of black tea has more than 3000 years.In China, the birthplace of tea culture, this drink has undergone all the stages of formation - from the simplest initial chewing tea leaves to the complex in its tradition of tea ceremony with special methods of brewing and drinking.

traditional way of brewing

invigorating qualities of black tea directly dependent on the accuracy of the brewing process.That is the correct sequence and the correct dosage cause the beneficial effects of black tea on the body.

First, you need to take care of the water.It should not be hard and full of minerals.Water is necessary to defend or pre-filtered.Teapot for best results should be scalded with boiling water, and only then to fall asleep in a dry tea leaves.This process will create the required
temperature inside the container and the initial steam stimulation to reveal the flavor of dried tea leaves.

dry tea is taken in 1 teaspoon per 150 ml of boiling water.After scalding and filling the required amount of welding can be poured boiling water no earlier than a minute later, when the inside of the dry mass of teapot already inhale steam and prepare for the allocation of essential oils.

black tea brewing water temperature should be from 90 to 100C.That is, the water is brought to a boil, remove from heat and poured into the teapot.First kettle is filled to 1/3 volume and closed by a cover.A few minutes later poured hot water is already up to the top and kettle wrapped up in heat to additional heat treatment.The total brewing time of 4-8 minutes.

methods use

Depending on personal tastes and traditions of the territorial residence black tea can be drunk in many ways.Some drink with milk and sugar, while others like the combination of black tea with lemon, bergamot, mint, lemon balm and other flavors.Fans of the traditional use of drinking a black without additives, but with a bit of sugar sweets that highlight the flavor and astringency well brewed black tea.No matter what method of drinking tea may be considered the most faithful, most importantly - the right to make it, in their entirety to enjoy this wonderful drink.