Contains ultra-high antioxidant level of 13.05% vs 5-6% for mass-market teas.
Character: An outstanding East African green meets spritely natural lemon sweetness. Captivating cup with refreshing finish. The base teas in this blend are Kapchorua green & Satemwa. Kapchorua green teas are unique in that rather than being pan-fried or steamed, they are manufactured using a CTC machine, a process usually reserved for black teas. A consistently full-bodied and highly flavory green Kapchorua. Satemwa is one of the world's freshest tasting teas. teas are pulled from production immediately after the drying stage. The finished product contains leaf pieces of varying size and produces an exceptionally flavory cup as a recent innovation in the world of tea. Both Kapchorua and Satemwa Estate are certified by the Ethical Tea Partnership
Country of Origin: Kenya, Malawi, Thailand, Egypt
Region: Nandi, Thyolo, Sing Buri, Nile Delta
Grade: BP1 (Broken Orange Pekoe)
Altitude: 5500/3500/500 feet above sea level
Manuf. Type: Blend of CTC and Dryer Mouth teas. Traditional, Sun + Machine dried herbs
Infusion: Bright, tending yellow with light green tea highlights
Ingredients: Luxury green tea, Natural dried lemon grass, Oven dried lemon peel.
Hot Tea: This tea is best enjoyed by pouring 180F/90C water over the leaves (1 teaspoon) for 3 minutes (longer=stronger). Don't remove the leaves. Can be infused repeatedly 2-3 times using higher temperatures & shorter infusions until flavor is exhausted.
Iced Tea: Pour 1 1/4 cups of hot water over 6 teaspoons of tea and steep for 5 minutes. Pour into pitcher while straining leaves, add ice and top up with cold water to make a quart of iced tea. Garnish and sweeten to taste.