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Granny Green Apple Tea
Granny Green Apple Tea

Granny Green Apple Tea

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Luscious apple with hints of sweet caramel abound. The finish is lightly astringent like a Granny Smith apple.

Country of Origin: China
Region: Hunan
Grade: Japan Sencha style
Altitude: Above 2500 feet above sea level
Cup Characteristics: Luscious apple with hints of sweet caramel abound. The finish is lightly astringent like a Granny Smith apple
Infusion: Bright, pale green to yellow, light colored cup

Ingredients: Green tea, Apples, Natural flavours

Hot tea brewing method: When preparing by the cup, this tea can be used repeatedly – about 3 times. The secret is to use water that is about 180°F or 90°C. Place 1 teaspoon in your cup, let the tea steep for about 3 minutes and then begin enjoying a cup of enchantment – do not remove the leaves from the cup. Once the water level is low – add more water, and so on and so on – until the flavor of the tea is exhausted. Look at the pattern of the leaves, they foretell your fortune. Alternatively as with all top quality teas, scoop 2-4 teaspoons of tea into the teapot, pour in boiling water that has been freshly drawn (previously boiled water has lost most of its oxygen and therefore tends to be flat tasting), steep for 2-4 minutes (to taste), stir (virtually all the leaves will sink), pour into your cup but do not add milk or sugar since green tea is enjoyed ‘straight-up’.

Iced tea-brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 6 teaspoons of tea into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into your serving pitcher straining the leaves. Add ice and top up the pitcher with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste. [A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced tea is to double the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted with cold water.]

Tart and tangy, this flavoured black tea is bursting with flavour - and the secret is in the apple itself. The colour of an apple is determined by the climate in which it is grown. Red apples grow in cooler climates while green apples grow in warmer climates. The strong apple flavour associated with green apples is apparent in this delicious tea. A perfectly brewed cup of Green Apple tea is just like taking a bite of this delicious fruit.

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