Sometimes, it's really easy to get distracted or forget about our delicious cup of tea, and by reheating your tea is it a bad idea? A tea bag (or even loose tea) isn't that expensive anyway, when prepared at home, so the best would be to just enjoy fresh tea. You can also add fresh hot water to a partially emptied pot of prepared tea with the leaves still present. If you are just talking about tea you steeped from a bag a quick reheat in the microwave won't hurt. Can you reheat tea? Tag: tea reheating Tea Reheating — To Do or Not to Do On January 20, 2010 September 10, 2011 By Little Yellow Teapot In Preparing Tea and Herbals 1 Comment Make sure to cover the cup with a lid, because it's easy for the tea to absorb flavours in the refrigerator. If you have used boiling water, there is a higher chance for you to be able to drink your day-old tea. By using boiling water to rinse your tea or brew your tea directly, you kill and remove much of what can destroy your tea. 3. Reheating Yesterday’s Tea To Drink. If you've meat, fish your fridge you're not gonna love it. If you’re anything like me, making a tea is a day-long project. At the risk of sounding like a total grot, I’m going to admit that I often forget about my tea, then reheat it in the microwave. Many loose leaf teas can … If you want to drink yesterday’s tea, you might want to reheat your tea.