water at a rolling boil (~212° F)
1 1⁄2 heaping Tbsp tea leaves (32 oz. water / medium-sized teapot)
2 heaping Tbsp tea leaves (48 oz. water / large-sized teapot)
~ 1 minute: pause timer, drain tea strainer, return, continue steeping
~ 2 1 ⁄2 minutes: start tasting every 15 seconds, steeping to your preference
~ 2 3 ⁄4 minutes: recommended steep time for “Flamingo Croquet.” Drain tea strainer, serve, and enjoy!
white sugar will complement, but this tea does not take milk.