Some teas we offer have very consistent weight by volume, teas like our Wuyuan Black, Gunpowder Green, and Jade Oolong. But using a volume measure (a teaspoon, for example) for some other teas does not work as well. Teas such as White Peony, Camellia Flowers or Da Hong Pao Oolong really need to be weighed for accurate brewing.
Because of that we spent a lot of time looking at scales to see if we could find that happy medium between accuracy, usefulness, and cost. The scale we have chosen to stock fits the bill perfectly — it's accurate to three decimal places; it is convenient, taking up little space (often at a premium in the kitchen); its range is suitable for tea brewing, whether for a cup or a tea pot's worth; and it is priced right. We've been using this scale ourselves now for more than six months and have been very pleased with it, we think you will be pleased with it as well.
- Weight Limit: 50g
- Sensitivity: .001g
- Units: grams & ounces
- Uses: 2 AAA batteries
- Tiny platter
- Calibration Weight
Put the lid of your LRCofT tin on the scale and then turn the scale's power on. Measure the desired amount of tea into the lid. Pour the tea from the lid into your hand and place where needed. The scale is an excellent buy and idea. Thank LRCofT for this great scale. Best wishes to all. Gordon
As a scientist who loves tea and small things, this appeals to me on so many levels. Perfect little scale for measuring tea precisely, and especially helpful with varieties with long or otherwise irregular leaves that are hard to measure with a teaspoon.
Glad to have obtained an accurate scale along with my tea order. Always a pleasure with Little Red Cup!
Just the right size to fit in the cabinet with my tea. Works perfectly for a cup of tea to taste like the last cup and the next cup!
Before I purchased this digital scale, I was admittedly sloppy with how I measured out tea -- I would just eyeball it and...hope for the best! ;) Agreed, not a good method...
But, I realized that not only did I not want to waste tea, but I wanted to ensure that each brew would be as pleasant and tasty as possible. This scale makes it possible -- it's super light and small (so it's easy for me to bring to my family's place and back), it's extremely accurate, and it's easy to use. Total game changer for my tea game! Thank you, LRC!