January is the month where there is an indescribable magic that makes you feel like starting something new and fix your life for the new journey ahead. In case you didn’t know, January is also known as the National Hot Tea Month!
Whether you are an avid fan of tea, or planning to try out new teas, we have selected 6 tea apps to accompany you in celebrating the Hot Tea habit in January.
For those that prefer app with simple interface, the Tea app is the one you should start with. The Tea app is informative for tea lovers and tea amateurs. It features an actual encyclopedia where you can learn about every type of tea that exists.
The app also comes with tips for brewing, guides on how to choose teas from different part of the globe, as well as the specific harvest season so that you know when you can buy the freshest tea. However, the app is currently available on iOS devices only.
2. TWG Tea
Established in Singapore, TWG Tea is a tea brand that has distributors and outlets in many parts of Southeast Asia, for instance Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, and of course, Singapore.
With this app, you can shop for the finest teas harvested by TWG. If you’re going to dip into the world of hot tea, you might as well sip from the best. If you are living in Singapore, you are entitled for free shipping. The app is currently available on iOS and Android devices.
This is a helpful tea timer app for people who are noobs when it comes to the brewing time of each tea. More than just a timer, the Camelia app also features the breakdown of how long it takes for each type of tea to brew perfectly.
Experienced tea lovers would know that a certain brewing duration and temperature is needed to bring out the optimum flavour and aroma of the tea. For example, 2 minutes is enough for a well-balanced cup of green tea. With the Carmelia Tea Timer, you will no longer over or under-boil your tea.
If you are an Android user and you cannot download the first app in the list -Tea, then this app is for you. As the name suggests, the app features a helpful timer so that you can brew the perfect cup of tea. To brew a hot mug of comforting tea, you can choose between 19 different types of pre-installed tea, select the appropriate temperatures and brewing times; or make your own custom blends and the app will generate the perfect brewing time.
If you only wish to enjoy the virtual process of making tea, Ice Tea Maker is the game for you. With this tea-making simulator, you can make your ice tea by brewing it, blending it, and even decorating it with different toppings and add ons. It just like being a tea barista without actually working in a tea shop. You can download the app on iOS and Android devices.
6. Wheel of Tea
Another tea app game best used around friends. Basically the app decides who in your social circle will be making the next round of tea for everyone. This is suitable for people who always drink tea with the same group of people, whether at work or at home. Drinking tea doesn’t have to be boring, mundane and predictable. Besides, think of how relieved the poor guy who always end up boiling the tea would be?
Just add your friends, add your brew, shake your phone to spin the wheel and the app will randomly chose the lucky person to make the tea. You can download the app here.