Southern Sweet Loose Leaf Tea | What are the Benefits of Black Tea |The Amazing Tea Company
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    Enjoy a taste of traditional southern sweet tea, full-bodied and bursting with flavour reminiscent of timelessness in the south. If you are fond of strong and distinctive original flavoured teas? If yes, then this tea is for you. 

    What does it taste like? 

    With notes of berry and with a hint of sweet cinnamon.  

    What are the benefits:

    • High antioxidants – the longer it is brewed the greater the antioxidant benefits
    • May lower “Bad” LDL cholesterol
    • Boost gut health - contains antimicrobial properties that kill off harmful substances in your tummy

     

    50g of this tea makes around 12 - 15 cups of tea 

    Ideal Brewing Temperature: 100ºC/212ºF. Minimum Brewing Temperature: 90ºC/194ºF

    Ingredients: Black tea, Cinnamon, Cloves, Safflower Petals, Natural flavours. (Organic Compliant).

    Antioxidant Level : High / Caffeine Content: Medium

    STEEPING TIME
    TEA CUP 8oz (237ml) 10oz (296ml) 12oz (355ml)
    AMOUNT 1 heaping teaspoon  1 heaping teaspoon 1 heaping teaspoon1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Measure Spoon" (Item# 11MS-1370-)
    MILD 2-3 min 2-3 min 2-3 min
    MEDIUM 4-5 min 4-5 min 4-5 min
    STRONG 6-7 min 6-7 min 6-7 min
    The Amazing Tea Company recommends 3-5 min

    IDEAL BREWING TEMPERATURE: 85ºC/185ºF. For Food Safety reasons bring water to 100ºC/212ºF and let it cool down to 85ºC/185ºF.

    HOT BREWING METHOD:

    Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Briefly infuse with freshly boiled water and then pour off. Re-infuse the tea and pour after about 1 minute or longer to taste.

    ICED TEA BREWING METHOD (Individual Serving):
    Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose rooibos or 1 tea bag into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the rooibos. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot rooibos herbal tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the rooibos, or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced rooibos is to increase the strength of hot rooibos since it will be poured over ice and diluted.

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