100% naturally scented Assam (TTES NO.8) tea with fresh ginger.
Shredded fresh ginger was blended with Assam tea which is base tea of this product planted in a natural farming garden in Yuchi town, Nantou. A warm, rich and spicy mixture of ginger and black tea leaves. We love how our blend perfectly highlights the warm, peppery and sweet flavors found in ginger root, it’s the top recommended beverage during freezing winter, turning up the heat for all tea gourmands.
Why is ginger so popular in Asia during winter?
Ginger stimulates circulation and increases blood flow, and antioxidants ginger releases help improve your immune system and make you stronger during the flu season. Furthermore, it can soothe nerves and prevent vomiting, so you can finally get rid of car sick.
Used as a flu treatment for thousands of year in Taiwan. Ginger is a perfect source of multiple vitamins and minerals, people can serve it with anything, and also make a delicious, fragrant and spicy cup of tea.
Premium hand-picked black tea from Sun Moon Lake, called Assam Tea (Taiwan #8)
Tea was planted in a pesticide-free garden, although the quantity is limited, the quality is maintained in a high level. Unlike the cheap as chip black tea, you don’t need to worry about astringent in our tea. Malty and fruity aroma dominates the tasting note, and the texture of liquid is notably thick and sumptuous, with a clean sugarcane sweetness that coats the tongue evenly and has a long-lasting aftertaste.
TTES NO.8 is a tea plant that was bred and improved from the variety called Jaipuri from India. The breed propagated by TRES (Tea Research and Extension Station) are planted at latitude 38° 5' , altitude of 800m in Sun Moon Lake (日月潭) in Yuchi, where has fertile soil, proper temperature, humidity and moisture, prefect environment for planting black tea. As a result of the basic principle of the garden’s management, which means natural farming, data from SGS pesticides test shows non-detected.
History of Taiwan Assam tea (TTES NO.8)
In 1925, Japanese colonists introduced large leaf variety Assam to Puli, Shueili and Yuchi. With moderate temperature and rainfall, the environment is quite suitable. Consequently, the quality of tea turned out pretty good, and the tea industry of Sun Moon Lake region was then unveiled. Interestedly, the tea is so good that even be used to serve Japanese emperor.
The tea industry here reached a peak in 1940, exported over 7,000 tons every year. Unfortunately, due to some culture and policy changed after 50 years, the tea cultivation declined. Well, however, the still high desired of this tea makes it even more valuable now.
Small teapot of 200 ml
(1) 5 grams of tea leaf into teapot with 150ml of boiling water;
(2) First brew for 90 secs. Second brew for 60 to 90 secs; extend 10 to 20 sec after each brew. (Can be re-brewed for 5 to 6 times)
(1) 5 grams of tea leaf into teapot with 350ml to 500ml of boiling water.
(2) First brew for 3 minutes. Extend 1 to 2 minutes after each brew. (Can be re-brewed 3-4 times)
(1) 5 grams of tea leaf into teapot with 350 to 500 ml of cold water.
(2) Storage into refrigerator for 6 to 8 hours or until the liquid becomes golden yellow.
Product: Ginger Assam Black Tea
Ingredient: Ginger, Black Tea (hand-pick) (Taiwan #8)
Origin: Yuchi, Nantou, Taiwan
Type: Loose tea
Valid period: 2 years
Note: Please tighten the bag to avoid air exposure, or it'll increase the chances that tea absorbs moisture and odors. Store in a dark cabinet or completely opaque container, and avoid storing tea in humid areas. Sealed in a refrigerator can extend the time of preservation. (Can be stock over 2 years if be kept in a good status.)