Glass Tea Pots Make Great Tea

Tea Forté’s glass teapots come in styles like Zen, Round and Sontu.

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Glass Heightens Stylish Tea Service for Social Occasions

Stunning glass tea pots have become a must-have accessory for tea enthusiasts who care about presentation. Tea drinkers enjoy watching tea leaves unfurling through glass even when they're not using artisan tea bundles that bloom. Glass provides a clear view of beautiful, blooming teas that have dried stalks encased around a tea flower or bud. Flowering teas provide a dramatic focal point when brewing tea because a beautiful flower rehydrates while your specialty tea steeps.

Although many kinds of tea pots deliver different benefits, none of them provide the enhanced sensory experience of glass where you can watch tea bloom in swirls of color and flavor. Tea culture is enjoying a worldwide revival because of greater communications and consumer interest in aesthetics, tea arts, brewing details and the ways that people interact socially when drinking tea. Social events and ceremonial teas, with tea center stage become more aesthetically pleasing when guests can view the steeping process through a material that is transparent.

Brewing Characteristics of Glass Tea Pots

Glass doesn't add or subtract any flavor to the tea blend being infused, so the material is ideal for steeping delicate or subtle teas or special blends that use signature herbs or fruit addition. Glass offers the following advantages when brewing or serving tea:

  • All-glass teapots can be reheated in microwave ovens.
  • Taste characteristics of glass are 100 percent neutral and don't cause allergies or off-gassing.
  • Pore-free surfaces of glass resist chemicals and staining.
  • Tea presentations are enhanced by sight transparency.
Modern glass withstands heat, chemicals and residue, but glass accessories are more delicate than other materials and require careful handling. Clean glass pots and accessories with gentle detergents, and use baking soda to remove any lingering stains to preserve the neutral-flavor characteristics of glass vessels.

Blind Taste Tests Favor Clear Brewing

Blind taste tests show that glass brews tea without adding flavor notes, so drinkers can enjoy delicate teas, which are lightly oxidized, and capture the more subtle nuances of each blend. However, regardless of the effect that the pots have on flavor, people enjoy tea aromas and visual stimuli almost as much as taste. Glass tea makers provide heady aromas and strengthen visual appreciation, so many drinkers will enjoy any tea more fully when brewed and served from glass.

Glass Tea Makers Gain Popularity

Using glass tea infusers, servers and cups has become increasingly popular because modern designs complement contemporary décor and deliver signature drinking experiences. Although tea has been popular for social events and ceremonies for centuries, modern manufacturing and marketing methods make trendy glass designs more affordable must-haves for tea enthusiasts. Glass tea makers, like the larger tea culture, have become increasingly popular due to the wider selections of contemporary designs, unique tea blends and greater availability of tea warmers that keep beverages hot during service. Online retailers like Tea Forte have helped to fuel the trend of switching from coffee to tea because the company offers many blends, infusers, kettles, gift sets, cups and glass tea makers and accessories.

Types of Glass Teapots

Glass teapots are available in hand blown styles and contemporary designs. They are manufactured out of materials like borosilicate glass, which is resistant to high temperatures. You can purchase glass pots that are able to hold 12 ounces, 34 ounces or 42 ounces of liquid. Common features of these types of teapots consist of removable filters and elevated stands. Often, glass pots are dishwasher and microwavable safe.

To prevent cracking, avoid setting your glass pot down in cold water when it is hot. Also, if it becomes stained, you can clean it with vinegar.

Final Thoughts

A glass teapot may increase your interest in savoring a cup of tea because the container option will allow you to observe the tea leaves unfurling as they release their nuanced flavors in the water, and transforming the clear hot water into the warm, jewel-hued shades of the tea leaves or herbs in the pot. Over time, you’ll become an expert at determining the exact moment that a tea is ready to drink.

Glass teapots are sophisticated and practical. The tea-making container will enhance your table décor and look nice in your china cabinet. With the right glass pot, you can make the perfect tea blends for you and your guests.

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