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Yun Wu- Cloudmist Green Tea Brewing

Yun Wu (‘Clouds and Mist’ in Mandarin 云雾) is a high altitude green tea from the Yuntai mountain in Jiangsu Province. This beautiful tea leaf has a slight curl, and a deep jade to dark green color. The fragrance from the dry leaves is slightly grassy and alkaline. The finished

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Brewing Guide

Black Tea Brewing

Black tea refers to those leaves which have been plucked, withered and allowed to fully oxidize, creating dark brown to nearly black colors in the final leaf, and resulting in a liquor that is reddish to golden brown. In the west, we use the term “Black Tea” as it relates

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Brewing Guide

Green Tea Brewing

Green tea- what many tea drinkers consider to be the cleanest and most pure form of Camellia sinensis. The appellation “Green” refers to the level of processing that the leaves have received, with very minimal oxidation, resulting in finished leaves that show a green color. This shade of green can

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Iced Tea and Tisane Season is Upon us

ICED INFUSIONS PREPARATION Iced Teas and Tisanes will be made using hot water over full, beautiful loose tea and herbal infusion blends.  The best time to prepare these will be the day before they are needed, so that they can caturally reach room temperature before they are chilled. You will

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Brewing Guide, Iced Tea