CRIMSON ORANGE

Blood oranges are rich in antioxidants, which help reduce the stress of oxidation and lower your risk of chronic health problems like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

What does it taste like? 

An intense and flavourful fresh citrus character with a delicate sweetness reminiscent of freshly squeezed oranges.  

What are the benefits: 

  • Alertness
  • Energy
  • High antioxidants - lower risk of infections

50g of this tea makes around 20-24 cups of tea

Ingredients: Black tea, Orange pieces, Blackberry leaves, Safflower petals, Natural flavours (organic compliant)

Antioxidant Level: High  |  Caffeine Content: Medium

STEEPING TIME
TEACUP 8oz (237ml) 10oz (296ml) 12oz (355ml)
AMOUNT 1 heaping teaspoon  1 heaping teaspoon 1 heaping teaspoon1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Measure Spoon"
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 teas. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes.  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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