Sophisticated new multi-temperature brewers had been exhibited just lately at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas and are actually out there to those that need additional care put into brewing their tea. Qi Aerista’s Smart Brewer and Bonavita’s 1.0L Variable Temperature Kettle are two to debut.
Qi Aerista Smart Brewer
Rick Ha and Karen Wan based Hong Kong-based Qi Aerista in 2013 to share their love of tea in a enjoyable and customizable means whereas offering top-notch taste in each cup.
“When I was growing up in Hong Kong, my father used to bring my family to traditional tea restaurants every Sunday morning to enjoy fine teas and savory dim sum dishes, ” Ha mentioned. “One thing that I don’t like about tea, though, is that brewing tea the traditional way tends to be a manual process. If I didn’t pay enough attention, I often ended up with over-steeped tea that stung my tongue and palate.”
Qi Aerista’s workforce invented the Smart Brewer with its patented aero-brew system that controls the 4 key parts of tea brewing: temperature, time, water movement and tea leaf immersion. An accompanying smartphone app can program tea brewing.
Ha and Wan launched a Kickstarter marketing campaign in 2016 and garnered the help of greater than 1,100 backers.
“The main feature of our patented Aero-Brew system is that the circulative flow of water for brewing tea is driven by air as opposed to a regular water pump,” Ha mentioned. “Water will first heat up to the desired temperature inside the pot. It will then be driven through a specially designed conduit arrangement.”
Then, water is sprayed over unfastened tea leaves in an infuser basket at the highest of the brewer, thereby creating even tea leaf immersion for steeping the optimum brew. The ensuing tea that drains via a filter and into the pot has been brewed to attain its absolute best taste.
The brewer has preset temperatures and brewing occasions for black, inexperienced, white, pu’er, oolong and natural teas, in addition to settings for robust, chilly and custom-brewed tea. Brewing temperatures vary from 77 levels to 212 levels and brewing occasions vary from 2 to 15 minutes.
The 4.8-by-9.5-inch brewer is manufactured from borosilicate glass, chrome steel, FDA-approved silicone rubber and a forged aluminum deal with. It is light-weight at 3.Three kilos.
Qi Aerista additionally has a tea membership for individuals who need high quality teas of their sensible brewers. A one-year subscription contains 36 unfastened leaf teas from China, together with acclaimed Chinese teas equivalent to Wild Dragonwell and Anxi Iron Goddess.
Bonavita 1.0L Variable Temperature Kettle
Bonavita’s 1.0L Digital Variable Temperature Gooseneck Kettle gained the World Tea Award for Best Tea Brewing Device, Electric. The Seattle-based firm is on a profitable streak as final 12 months its Glass Teapot gained within the Best Tea Brewing Device, Non-electric class.
The brushed chrome steel electrical kettle heats water exactly to the person’s most popular temperature as it’s adjustable in 1-degree increments from 140 levels to 212 levels. It additionally has a 60-minute heat-and-hold and real-time temperature show. A timer meters brewing time and a real-time temperature show displays water temperature.
The kettle is 11 inches lengthy, 7 inches extensive and seven.5 inches tall.