Gong Fu Brewing of Huangshan Maofeng:
4g per 100ml
175°F / 80°C
Western Brewing of Huangshan Maofeng:
1.5 tsp per 8oz
175°F / 80°C
Huangshan Mountain (Yellow Mountain) has long taken credit for having the most breathtaking mountain views in China, and also the best tea plantation fields with the advantage of high elevation, warm climate, abundant rainfall, and a large area of fertile soil hidden in the clouds and fog.
The mystic Yellow Mountain began to grow tea 1200 years ago. In the year 1056 during the Song Dynasty, the Xie family at the foot of Yellow Mountain initiated a new tea processing method of “fry – rub – bake”, taking China’s tea development into a new period. For generations, the Xie family lived by planting, processing, and selling tea. Huangshan Maofeng was created when in 1875 a local tea grower and merchant named Zheng’an Xie improved the original tea processing method and developed a “secret” formula that could meet the market demand.
Yellow Mountain in Eastern China’s Anhui province is one of the nation’s most famous mountains and home to several superior varieties of green teas. Huangshan Maofeng tea is arguably the best. Huangshan Maofeng literally means "Yellow Mountain Fur Peak", so named for its newly-picked leaves being covered by small white hairs, and the cusp of the leave resembling the peak of a mountain. It is one of China’s top ten famous teas. The tea features slender slightly coiled leaves and a yellowish dark green color with some silver pekoe.
Ingredients: Green Tea
Packaging: Luxury Tea Tin 25g
Origin: Huangshan, Anhui Province, China
Cultivar: Huangshan Da Ye
Elevation: 1,800 ft
Picking Date: April 2018
Picking Style: bud and 2 leaves
Dry Leaves Appearance: slender, slightly coiled dark green with some silver pekoe
Wet Leaves Aroma: vegetal, cut grass, roasted chestnuts
Liquor Appearance: pale green, clear
Liquor Aroma: buttered biscuits, cotton candy, tall dry grass
Taste: buttered biscuits, cream, wet grass, strawberries
Mouthfeel: medium thickness, subtle astringency on tip of the tongue
Caffeine Level: Moderate
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Orange Peach Black
Iced Black Tea Blend
An iced black tea that's sweet and fruity! It makes a refreshing treat on a hot summer day. It's loaded with antioxidants and free of any artificial flavors or preservatives, made of just our Yunnan Gold black tea, dried oranges, and dried peaches from Bella Viva Orchards dried without any artificial flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives. Add a little honey to this iced tea for a sweet treat.
Flash Chill Brewing Instructions:
Brew 1 teaspoon of tea per 8 fluid ounces of water at 200 °F for 2 minutes. Add honey to taste, and pour over ice.
Cold Brew Instructions:
Add 1-1.5 teaspoons of tea per 8 fluid ounces of room temperature water to a pitcher. Stir in honey, then refrigerate and allow to infuse for at least 12 hours. Then enjoy!
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Tisane - Herbal Tea - caffeine free
Floral and sweet, this caffeine free herbal tisane is crafted to promote relaxation. Chamomile and lavender have calming properties, and rooibos and green stevia leaf provide a touch of sweetness.
Size: 30g tin
Ingredients: chamomile, rooibos, lavender, cornflower petals, stevia leaf
Brew 1.5 teaspoons of tea per 8 fluid ounces of water at 200°F for 3 minutes. If you'd like to adjust the strength of the tea, adjust the amount of tea that you use, not the time or temperature. Brewed with this method you will be able to get 2 infusions out of the same tea leaves.
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*Do not use in combination with other sleep aids.
Your Three Brews Tea box this month also comes with a jar of honey! This makes a great addition to Orange Peach Black Tea. We like around 0.5 - 1 tbs per 16oz of iced tea.
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