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Witch's Broom

New Mexico Tea Company
  • Spoon 1 piece Per Cup
  • Kettle 190°F
  • Timer 1 Min

Hot Tea Brewing Instructions:

Bring spring or filtered drinking water to 190°F in a kettle. Add 1 piece of tea leafs to a cup. Always pour boiling water over tea leafs and let steep 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 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 piece 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 piece of tea per cup of cold water and put in the refrigerator. When the water is chilled, your tea will be ready!

Price: $4.75

4oz(20% off)$15.20
8oz(35% off)$24.70
16oz(45% off)$41.80
Packaging Options
Gift Tin w/ Label$4.00Hold approx. 2oz. of this tea.
Extra Label$.50For your own tin (3.75" x 2.4")
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A bizarre and wonderful tea. This aged green puerh tea is made up of extraordinarily large tea leaves that have been gathered into small bundles (hence the name). It has a marvelous flavor and delivers a lighter, sweet taste with a lingering aftertaste of dark peaches or plums. We recommend six to eight leaves per cup with multiple steepings.

Extra Info:

After picking appropriate tender leaves, the first step in making raw pu'er is converting the leaf to maocha ("light green rough tea" ). The leaves are then dry pan-fried using a large wok in a process, which stops enzyme activity in the leaf and prevents further oxidation. The leaves can then be rolled, rubbed, and shaped through several steps into strands. The shaped leaves are then ideally dried in the sun and then manually picked through to remove bad leaves. Once dry, maocha can be sent directly to the factory to be pressed into raw pu'er, or like this one aged uncompressed and sold at its maturity as aged loose-leaf raw pu'er.


Raw Puerh from 2001,


Yunnan, China



5 Stars

This one is a delight from go. The 2oz broom looks great and would be great for a centerpiece at tea. This is a mellow green tea with an earthy/oak tone and very slight smokiness. I am a black tea drinker but I love this tea.


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