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88 Nights

New Mexico Tea Company
  • Spoon 1 tsp Per Cup
  • Kettle 175°F
  • Timer 1/2-1 Min
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Hot Tea Brewing Instructions:

Bring spring or filtered drinking water to 175°F in a kettle. Add 1 tsp of tea leafs to a cup. Always pour boiling water over tea leafs and let steep 1/2-1 minutes.

Any of these variables can be changed to suit your particular palate, so experiment! Many teas can be steeped multiple times (especially green, white, and oolong). When steeping a tea multiple times increase the length of steep time slightly with each successive infusion.

Iced Tea Brewing Instructions:

1) Hot water method: For 1 gallon of iced tea, bring half a gallon of filtered water to boil in a pot. Turn off heat, and add 3 tablespoons (1 oz of tea), let steep for 1/2-1 minutes. Strain the tea into the other half gallon of cool water and refrigerate. If you want to serve immediately, you can pour the concentrate over ice to cool and dilute, then pour over ice again.

2) Sun tea: use a glass container and add 1 tsp of loose tea of each cup of water directly into the jug. Then set in the sun for a few hours, tasting occasionally to get the desired strength.

3) Cold brew: The slow cold-water-steeping method extracts natural sweetness and flavor from the tea leaf. It lessens the bitterness and tangy-ness produced by tannic acid so your tea tastes smooth and mild. Add 1 tsp of tea per cup of cold water and put in the refrigerator. When the water is chilled, your tea will be ready!

Price: $8.75

Amount
2oz$17.50
8oz(35% off)$45.50
Packaging Options
Gift Tin w/ Label$4.00Holds approx. 4oz. of this tea.
Extra Label$.50For your own tin (3.75" x 2.4")
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2022 Harvest of 88 Nights or "Hachiju Hachiya" refers to the eighty-eighth day since the beginning of spring, when this tea is harvested. Tea lovers believe that tea leaves matured for 88 days have the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness! This tea tastes like a fresh snap pea or asparagus plucked straight out of the ground with notes of fresh-cut grass.

Ingredients:

High quality green tea,

Origin:

southwest Shizuoka, Japan

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