3. You can also add fresh hot water to a partially emptied pot of prepared tea with the leaves still present. 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. 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? Can you reheat tea? Reheating Yesterday’s Tea To Drink. 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. Make sure to cover the cup with a lid, because it's easy for the tea to absorb flavours in the refrigerator. If you want to drink yesterday’s tea, you might want to reheat your tea. If you have used boiling water, there is a higher chance for you to be able to drink your day-old tea. Many loose leaf teas can … 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 If you’re anything like me, making a tea is a day-long project. By using boiling water to rinse your tea or brew your tea directly, you kill and remove much of what can destroy your tea. If you are just talking about tea you steeped from a bag a quick reheat in the microwave won't hurt. If you've meat, fish etc...in your fridge you're not gonna love it.