Glass Tea Pot Review
Heat Resistant Ware

What kind of glass tea pot is available today and how to know which one is right for you?

Glass pots and kettles are valued for their ability to brew tea without affecting its taste or absorbing its flavor. They are also easy to clean and care for.

The best glass tea pots are made of heat-resistant borosilicate glass, which contains at least 5% boric oxide.

This makes the glass tougher and capable of standing up to extreme temperatures without cracking or shattering. Obviously, this is an important characteristic for a container that you’ll be pouring hot water into!

Another important consideration is the pot design. Ideally you want your tea pot to be attractive while still being practical. Features that make a glass tea pot stand out include:

  • An infuser basket or strainer for straining out the tea leaves.

  • A well fitted lid that doesn't fall off easily.

  • A well-defined spout that gives good control over the hot water.

  • A handle that stays cool.

In this article, we’ll look at what makes a good glass tea pot, and then evaluate several of the top sellers to give you an idea of how they measure up.

Teaposy Dream Gift Set

I bought some blossoming teas not long ago. While I thought they were really neat, I couldn’t really appreciate them when I brewed them in plain ceramic coffee cups.

This Teaposy Dream Gift Setconsists of a Daydream Tea Pot, one glass warmer and one box of medley tea (with 6 blossoms).

I fell in love with Teaposy Daydream Tea Pot and the glass warmer, because they seemed like a beautiful way to showcase the flowering tea as it was brewing. This tea pot is also versatile. It has a strainer to brew loose-leaf teas as well.

After actually testing the product out, I would say that they are well-made and well-designed for their primary purpose of brewing blossoming teas.

The tea pot is made of borosilicate glass, so it is capable of handling even boiling water. The handle stays cool to the touch, and the tea pot pours flawlessly, without a dribble.

One feature I really like is that the lid is firmly secured to the pot by a little half-moon shaped piece of glass. You can tip it all the way over, even upside down, without losing the lid!

The round belly of the tea pot is perfect for showcasing blossoming teas and herbal tisanes made of whole leaves and flowers. The strainer in the spout works well, and it’s much easier than I expected to take out and clean.

It’s also great for showcasing the loose-leaf tea as it brews. However, there is no infuser basket, so the only way to stop the tea from oversteeping is to pour it out of the pot.

The warmer uses a votive candle-the tea stays warm as long as the flame stays lit, and it looks simply gorgeous!

All in all, I love this tea pot and the votive candle warmer for blossoming teas and herbal tisanes that don’t get bitter from oversteeping.

It’s perfect for a day spent curled up with some herbal tea and a good book, or even as the centerpiece for a romantic candlelit meal. It’s just not the best choice for regular tea unless you have company and can drink the whole pot at once.

Finum Tea Control Tea Pot With Brew Stop

If you’d like a glass tea pot that’s better suited to brewing the perfect pot of camellia sinensis, check out the Finum Tea Control Tea Pot instead.

This ingenious device is not quite as attractive as some of the glass tea pots out there, but it has a unique filter basket design that enables you to stop the tea from brewing with a quick flick of your wrist.

Like the Teaposy Tea Pot, it’s made of heat-resistant glass and is dishwasher safe.

Bodum Assam 34-Ounce Glass Teapot with Stainless-Steel Filter

Bodum is also known for making great tea brewing products.

The Bodum Assam 34-Ounce Glass Teapot with Stainless-Steel Filter makes brewing easy-simply pour in water at the desired temperature, let it steep until the brew is the desired strength, and then press the plunger on the press to stop the brewing process.

You can pour tea from the press into your cup without having to worry about taking the filter out.

This tea press also has a plastic stand to protect your table from the heat of the tea press, so you don’t have to worry about using a coaster.

Most people who have bought love it. The negative reviews are mainly due to the fragility of the glass. It is a great product but you have to be careful of it.

Bodum YoYo Personal Tea Set with Infuser and 12-Ounce Glass

I personally bought the Bodum YoYo Personal Tea Set with Infuser and 12-Ounce Glass. The tea set consists of three items:

  • A double-walled glass
  • A lid that can also serve as a saucer and
  • A metal strainer that serve as the infuser.

It is designed to brew loose-leaf tea directly in the glass. The lid is dual purpose: it keeps the water warm while the tea's brewing and serves as saucer for infuser. A hole on top of the infuser allows for easy storage by hanging, and all parts are dishwasher safe.

The Amazon reviews are fantastic. Normally with Bodum glassware there are negative reviews on how it cracks easily. Not this one, but the price is not cheap either.

I love it, it was so cool to be able to see the pretty color of the green tea I was drinking! The double-walled glass tea pot was never hot to the touch - just soothingly warm. Of course, it fit the Yo-Yo tea infuser perfectly.

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