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Sage By Heston Blumenthal The Tea Maker BTM800UK Tea Maker - Stainless Steel

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Product Overview

Tip top for your tea. The BTM800UK by Heston Blumenthal is the perfect solution for any tea lover. It has 5 different strength levels so you can choose just the right setting for a brilliant brew, whether you’re in to darjeeling or love ceylon. Fill the strainer with tea leaves and set it going. The tea maker will automatically lower and raise the basket when your tea’s brewed, leaving you to simply pour and enjoy. There’s even an incredibly handy re-heat function. So if you’ve finished your cuppa and fancy another, just set it going again and your tea won’t come out stewed.

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  • 08 April 2014

    Female / Couple

    Age: Over 65 / Warwickshire


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    Excellent tea

    "Ever since a previous tea maker died on me I've been seeking a good replacement. I've now found it."


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  • 29 March 2016

    Male / Large Family

    Age: 25 to 34 / Derby


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    Variable Temperature Control is a Winner

    Pros:Ease to use, Looks good, Quiet

    Cons:Maximum 4 Cups, Minimum 2 cups

    "The Sage By Heston Blumenthal Tea Maker can really open your eyes to how tea should be made. Not because of the automatic basket system but because of the variable temperature control feature. For black tea this isn't really important because black tea should be made at 100° but for green teas you should really make them at 80°. Once you have tasted green tea at 80° you will never go back. For black tea drinkers I don't feel this product will really blow you away as for me the tea tastes exactly the same if you use the same tea leaves (you can get full tea leaves in bag form). The lowering mechanism works well but is a bit of a gimmick. The Sage Tea Maker is very simple to use and I doubt many people would struggle especially thanks to it's helpful user manual. It's pretty quiet when boiling and has a nice loud beep when the tea is ready to consume. It does have a keep warm feature but this isn't really useful because tea that has been kept warm gets significantly stronger the longer you leave it even when tea leaves are removed. One feature I really do like is the auto start facility. This allows you to set a time to when you'd like tea to be made. This allows you to have a hot cup of tea waiting for you when you get out of bed in the morning. As a person who can't function until I have a cuppa in my hand this is very useful. There are big limitations when it comes to making tea with this product however. You cannot make any less than 2 cups at any one time. Therefore if you're the only person who want's a cup of tea at any one time then you would need to waste tea leaves unless you use the water only feature and that defeats the object a main part of the product. Also depending on the size of cups you use it can only make 4 full cups of tea per brew (1500ml) which is a shame. I did notice some odd brown staining (not tea stains) upon initially cleaning the product. It did get removed after some lemon cleaning but it did come back after subsequent water boils. I'm not really sure what it is but it doesn't seem to affect the taste of the tea. For people who like teas that require temperatures other than 100° I would recommend this product if you tend to make more than 1 cup at a time. After using this product I realized I've been making green tea wrong all these years and I will never go back. For black tea drinkers who don't have an interest in other teas I'd say maybe this product isn't for you in my opinion. "


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Product Detail

Dimensions (H)25.0 x (W)15.0 x (D)20.0
Brand Sage By Heston Blumenthal
Colour Stainless Steel
Category Tea Makers
Keep Warm Function Yes

Product Overview

Water Capacity 1.5 Litres
Style Jug
Limescale Filter Yes
Water Gauge No
Boil Dry Protection Yes
Concealed Element Yes
Display Type LCD
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Power 2400 Watt
Rapid Boil No

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360 Degree Connection Yes

Features We Love

Temperature Selector Yes
Motorised Basket Yes
Programmable Start Yes
Variable Tea Strength Yes


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