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1. Boil some water.
2. Place a tea bag in the bottom of the glass cup.
3. Pour the boiled water into the glass, filling it almost to the top.
4. Allow the tea to steep for 1-5 minutes (depending on how strong you like your tea).
5. Remove the tea bag and stir if desired.
6. Enjoy!
Glass cups are very common in our lives. They are made of raw material high borosilicate glass, fired at more than 600 degrees Celsius. It is a new type of environmentally friendly teacup and is increasingly favored by people. So how to use glass cup to make tea?

How to make tea with a glass cup?

Fix the portioning, but keep it low.

When brewing tea with this method, if it is loose tea, water should be poured into the place without tea leaves. Slowly infuse the water in a fine flow. The essence of the tea leaves will be released slowly, and the brewed tea soup will have a more delicate taste. If brewing block-shaped tea, each injection point should be on the tea leaves to make the tight block-shaped tea more relaxed and present a fuller tea soup.

Fixed point high pressure.

When pouring water, choose one point to avoid tea leaves and pour water at a fixed point. The water flow must be high and strong so that the tea leaves can roll up and down, which is conducive to the expansion of tea leaves and the release of its aroma. Remember not to use the direct impact of water on tea leaves. If this method is used for brewing, the taste of the tea soup will be fuller and more layered.

Fixed-point rotation.

The spout and inner wall of the teapot lid are set at a 45 degree angle for water injection, so that the water can rotate in a vortex and drive the tea leaves, allowing them to release their ingredients evenly. The brewed tea soup is more uniform and layered, making it suitable for brewing oolong tea bars and black teas, which can make this shape of tea leaves more orderly under the action of water flow.

Glass cups are mainly suitable for grass flowers, black tea, green tea, Pu’er tea, fruit tea, health care tea and craft flower tea, as well as coffee series. They also have high ornamental value and interest.

The benefits of brewing tea in a glass cup are:
1. Allows you to appreciate the beauty of the brewed tea;
2. You can observe how the tea leaves unfurl, releasing their flavor and aroma into the surrounding water;
3. Glass is naturally heat-resistant, so it’s unlikely that your tea will become too hot to drink;
4. The flavor of the tea is better preserved when brewed in glass than in a ceramic or plastic mug.

Easily obtainable.

In daily life, the probability of glass cups appearing is very high, but typical teaware such as three-skill covers and purple sand kettles are not owned by everyone. So it’s really convenient to drink tea with a glass cup, you can just pick it up and make tea.

The viewing pleasure is very high.

Brewing tea in a glass cup is the most unique due to its high visibility. Glass cup brewing is popular in Jiangsu and Zhejiang regions. People love to watch the beautiful shape and color of tea buds in tea soup when drinking famous green tea, so they like to use transparent glass cups to brew, thus forming the art of glass cup brewing. The delicate tea leaves gradually stretch and sink under the immersion of water, like water plants, like flowers, like flags and guns, swimming around shaking, dance gracefully, gorgeous!

Don’t challenge your eyesight, don’t test your skills.

When making tea with a purple sand pot, many people worry about the authenticity and quality of the pot. When making tea with a three-talent cup, one often gets scalded, and there is no control over the length of time either. Hence, there are still quite a few issues. However, if you use a glass cup, these problems wouldn’t be an issue anymore – it’s that simple!

4. Wide applicability

Actually, glass cups are suitable for not only green tea, but also for teas with delicate aroma and good appearance, such as Phoenix single bush tea.

Brewing tea with a glass cup is simple and many delicate teas can be brewed with it. In life, the most common way is to brew green tea in a glass cup. It’s simple and convenient to brew green tea in a glass cup, and it’s also very easy to do.