Loose leaf tea has more room to expand and infuse the boiling water, resulting in a much stronger, quicker and more consistent brew.
Overall, loose leaf tea tends to be much more flavorful than tea bags. Full leaf teas tend to be complex and nuanced, and even bold, strong teas like breakfast blends have a fuller depth of flavour. While there’s nothing wrong with enjoying tea made from tea bags, if you love tea, chances are you’ll enjoy loose leaf tea even more.
More often than not, teabags are packed tight, allowing little room for the tea to expand and release its flavour as it steeps. Loose-leaf teas, when properly prepared, have plenty of room to expand and result in a lovely, flavorful cup