A couple of weeks ago I complained about buying 1.7 ounces of Teavana English breakfast tea for $9 ($5.20 per ounce). I wanted to try a cheap loose leaf English breakfast tea so I ordered a 32 ounce bag of Coffee Bean Direct English Breakfast Loose Leaf Tea on Amazon for $28 ($0.88 per ounce).
I have been drinking it for a few days and I like it at least as much as the Teavana – strong and flavorful and not at all bitter. This two-pound bag is a bargain. At 6 grams per cup, it'll make 150 cups ($0.19 a cup).
I'm sure I'm doing it wrong – but here is how I have been preparing it:
10 ounces boiling water
6 grams loose leaf tea
Steep for 5 minutes.