How to make hot green tea

Gather your materials: You will need a tea cup or mug, a green tea bag or loose green tea leaves, and hot water.

Heat the water: Heat fresh, filtered water in a kettle or pot until it reaches a temperature of around (175-185°F (80-85°C). If you don’t have a thermometer, you can bring the water to a boil and then let it cool for a few minutes before using it.

Prepare the tea: Place a green tea bag or 1 teaspoon of loose green tea leaves into your tea cup or mug.

Pour the hot water: Slowly pour the hot water over the green tea bag or leaves, ensuring they are fully submerged in the water.

Steep the tea: Let the green tea steep for about 2-3 minutes. Steeping time can be adjusted according to personal preference. Keep in mind that longer steeping times may result in a stronger and possibly a more bitter taste.

Remove the tea bag or strain the leaves: Once the desired steeping time has passed, remove the tea bag from the cup or strain the tea leaves if you used loose tea. Squeeze the tea bag gently against the side of the cup to get any remaining flavors.

Enjoy your hot green tea: Hold the cup by the handle or carefully wrap your hands around it and feel the warm, comforting flavors of your hot green tea. Take slow sips and enjoy the smell and relaxing experience.

Feel free to change the amount of tea leaves, water, and steeping time based on your preferences. It’s a simple and quick way to enjoy a warm cup of green tea whenever you desire a moment of relaxation or a gentle pick-me-up.