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This is a Chinese Sencha green tea that is infused with pomegranate flavor. Its slightly tart, sweet, berry pomegranate flavors pair well with the mellow, green flavor of the Sencha.
What do a Nuclear Rainbow, a Canadian Zombie, the King of Denmark, and Abe's Tropical Night in Hell have in common? That's right, they are all drinks made with Grenadine. In fact, there are over 500 drinks mixed with the blood-red syrup made from pomegranates, red currants, and honey. The name Grenadine is derived from "Granada", the Spanish word for pomegranate. It was the Spanish who introduced Pomegranate trees to California in 1769 by transplanting them from the Caribbean. No one is sure of the whom, when, or why's regarding the invention of Grenadine syrup but we are sure of one thing: When added to a high grown Ceylon tea the results are amazing. This flavor of this tea is sweet with hints of honey. Try it over ice on a hot day and you won't be disappointed. The only thing missing is a fitting name like The Fuzzy Magnum or Spooky Juice. If you think of one, let us know!
Brewing for Best Results
Ideal Brewing Temperature: 185°F/85°C.
Minimum Brewing Temperature: 175°F/79°C.
Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to 185°F/ 85°C. With an infuser, use 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea per 8 oz of fluid water. Steep 3-5 minutes according to taste (the longer the steeping time the stronger the tea).
Tea(s) From: China
Sencha tea, pink rose petals, and artificial pomegranate flavor
iced tea instructions
Per Serving: Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to 185°F/ 85°C. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea per 7-9 oz of fluid water. Steep 5 minutes. Add filtered hot tea to 16 oz glass filled with ice.
Per Pitcher: Makes 1 Quart. Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to 185°F/ 85°C. Place 6 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea in a heat resistant container. Pour 1 ¼ cup of prepared water over the tea leaves. Steep 5-7 minutes. With a fine mesh sieve, filter the hot tea liquor to the serving pitcher filled with ice. Add cold filtered water to top off. (Some luxury teas will turn cloudy when poured over ice).
Making an amazing cup of tea requires several things. High quality tea, filtered or freshly drawn cold water, correct water temperature, time of infusion, and filters/infusers. Unfiltered water or too hot of water can ruin the best of teas. Always use filtered or freshly drawn cold water. Any flavor from water treatments or heavy minerals such as lime or calcium can taint the water. Brew at the ideal temperature. Too hot of water can scorch the leaves and produce a bitter brew. If you find that the tea is still bitter following the recommended brewing temperature, try lowering the brew temperature another 5 to 10 degrees. Use infusers that allow the tea leaves to fully expand and has full contact with the water. Ditch the tea bags. Know the steeping time for your tea. Too long of steeping can make your tea bitter and undesirable. Too short of time will make a weak tea. Don’t make tea in the microwave.
We strongly recommend using filtered or freshly drawn cold water brought to a rolling boil when brewing all types of tea. Today’s water has been known to carry viruses, parasites and bacteria. Boiling the water will kill these elements and reduce the potential incidence of water-borne illness. Cool the water to the ideal brewing temperature before brewing.
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