Green Teas

///Green Teas

Green teas are almost completely non-oxidized and therefore have gentler flavors, a lighter color, and, when brewed properly, less caffeine.

Green tea should be steeped with considerably cooler than boiling water (160º -175º) and for less time (1-3 minutes). The same leaves can typically be brewed multiple times.

  • 3.5 oz tin, 3 oz sack, 7 oz, 16 ozJasmine Dragon Pearls Premium Tea
      Fragrant jasmine petals are laid on the green tea leaves overnight. In the morning, when the petals are spent and withered, they are gathered up and disposed. The next night, fresh jasmine petals are layered through the leaves and removed again the following morning when they are wilted and spent. This is done several nights in a row, to leave the beautiful, delicate fragrance in the leaves, and nothing else of the jasmine plant. This is all processed by hand. There is something special about drinking hand-rolled tea. Tea artists utilize centuries of tradition and expertise to roll long, graceful leaves and silver buds of green tea into neat little pearls. This extremely fragrant tea produces a yellow liquor with delicately sweet flavor – softer than regular Jasmine. As the tea is steeped, the pearls begin to unfurl, releasing flavor more slowly than unrolled tea. This hand-rolled tea is scented, not flavored. This is an extremely high grade of tea. Jasmine Pearls are sure to satisfy tea connoisseurs, novices or just fans of all things great. Jasmine Pearls can withstand multiple infusions at low temps.  
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    Jasmine Green Tea

    This is a longtime favorite, lightly-oxidized Chinese tea blended with jasmine blossoms. This tea is high in antioxidant levels and low in caffeine. It makes a wonderfully fragrant addition to your afternoon tea meal. Ingredients: Green tea, Jasmine blossoms.      
  • 3.5 oz tin, 3 oz sack, 7 oz, 16 ozLung Ching Premium Green Tea

    Dragonwell (Lung Ching) Green Tea (premium tea)

      This is a classic green Chinese tea from the village of Dragon Well in the Westlake District of Hangzhou. This green tea has a delicious aroma, mellow floral flavor, and a slightly sweet aftertaste. The flat green leaves produce a clear yellowish green liquor with a slightly sweet aftertaste. It is prized for four unique qualities: jade color, vegetative aroma, mellow chestnutty flavor, and singular shape. Lung Ching green tea is the most popular tea in China.       How do they age it? The specifics of aging Pu-erh are closely guarded trade secrets.