Did you know that there is an art to steeping your tea ? Get it wrong and the tea can taste quite different. Not sure how long to steep your tea?
Tea Type Temperature Steep it for
Black 206°F – 97°C 2-3 minutes
Green 175°F – 79°C 1 minute
Herbal 208°F – 98°C 4-5 minutes
Oolong 195°F – 90°C 3 minutes
White 175°F – 80°C 30 seconds
Mate 208°F – 98°C 5-6 minutes
Rooibos 208°F – 98°C 5-6 minutes
Chai low boil 10-10 minutes
There is a great article here on how to make tea with everything you may want to know about steeping your tea for the best taste.