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PUERH TEA | Sticky Caramel Crunch

Amazingly, the sweet, burnt sugary tastes of Caramel and Toffee blend in perfect harmony with the loose leafed Pu-erh. The cup is warming and thick, layered with notes of damp sweet earth, burnt caramel and cream with balanced astringency and medium finish - as an afternoon tea, this one has no peer. Interestingly, while most Pu-erh teas are best enjoyed on their own, the unique sweetness of this cup is well suited to a splash of milk.

Cup characteristics: Dessert in a cup. The earthiness of pu-erh fuses with caramel for a sweetly decadent finish.

INGREDIENTS: Black tea (Pu-Erh style), Almond pieces, Natural flavours (organic compliant) **Allergen Alert - Contains Almonds**

CAFFEINE LEVEL: MEDIUM      ANTI-OXIDANT LEVEL:  MEDIUM

TEA FROM: China, Yunnan Province (3 Year Vintage) 

Certifications: HACCP Certified, Exceptional or Rare Tea

What exactly is Pu-erh? According to the Bureau of Standard Measurement of Yunnan Province, Pu-erh teas are: "products fermented from green tea of big tea leaves picked within Yunnan Province.” Pu-erh teas undergo a unique fermentation process that infuses them with their defining musty character. In China, many people believe that Pu-erh aids in digestion by breaking down fat in foods

  • black tea is an excellent source of anti-oxidants and polyphenols which have been suggested in research as an inhibitor of various types of cancer. 
  • a cup of tea consumed with no milk, sugar or other additives has zero calories.  

BREWING 

  • Hot tea: Put 1 teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.
    • steep for 3-7 minutes; sweeten with milk and/or sugar to taste. 
    • ** If you wish to reduce the caffeine level in this tea, briefly rinsing the tea leaves in extremely hot water will reduce the caffeine content between 25-50% with only a minor effect on taste.


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