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It’s time to debunk the myth that you should use boiling water to make that perfect cup of tea.  Having water too hot kills the flavor of the tea and you’re left with bitter tasting derivatives of gallic acid.

Boil the water and let it cool down to 80 degrees.  When the water is the perfect temperature, have the patience to brew it for 4-5 minutes!

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