Tea is really quite simple, although it is centuries old, is part of the history and culture

of nearly every continent, and is second only to water as the most consumed beverage in the worlld. 

 All tea, rather it be yellow (very rare), white, green, oolong, black or pu-erh 

come from the same plant...Camellia Sinensis. 

The magic is all in how the leaves are harvested and processed.  

A single bud (unopened leaf) and first two leaves are plucked by hand usually once or twice a year. 

The leaves then go through centuries old techniques to process and dry them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please use the steeping guidlines below as a starting point. We encourage you to

adjust the amount of tea, steeping times and water temperature to discover your, perfect cup of tea!

                   White Tea

White teas are minimally processed. The leaves are dried after plucking to prevent oxidation resulting

in a delicate, subtly sweet cup of tea.

 

Steeping

                      1 1/12 tsp of tea per 8oz of water

170º - 180º F

2-3 mins

Can be resteeped

 

 

                   Green Tea

Green tea leaves are heated, usually steamed or fried before driing which allows for little oxidization.

Taste ranges from grassy, lighty toasted and sweet.

 

Steeping

1 1/2 tsp per 8oz of water

170º - 185º F

2-3 mins

Can be resteeped 

 

 

                 Oolong Tea

A complex process of bruising and rolling the leaves allowing for slow oxidization. This process provides a wide range of flavors, from earthy, roasted, sweet and floral.

 

Steeping

1 1/2 tsp per 8oz of water

180º - 210º F

2-4 mins

Can be resteeped

 

                 Black Tea

The leaves are rolled and/or crushed and allowed plenty of time to oxidize. The result is a complex, bold, full bodied tea.

 

Steeping

1 1/2 tsp per 8 oz water

210º - 212º F

3-5 mins

 

                                             Herbal Tea

Altough not technically tea. Tisane or herbal infusions are

delicious blends made typically of herbs, fruits and spices.

 

Steeping

1 - 3 tsp per 8oz of water

212º F

5-7 mins

 

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