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Named after the village of its origin where a dragon guards the community well, this prized tea has a flat, yellow-green dry leaf and a light and sweet flavour, with grassy, chestnut notes.
|Dragonwell Tea - Loose 1oz/28g||
|Dragonwell Tea - Loose 2oz/56g||
|Dragonwell Tea - Loose 4oz/113g||
|Dragonwell Tea - Loose 8oz/227g||
|Dragonwell Tea - Loose 16oz/454g||
A true spring pick, Dragonwell Tea takes it’s slightly toasted flavour from being fired by hand in electric woks. This is performed in several stages so the tea does not scorch but takes on a light toasted flavour, and skillfully pressed during this process to obtain its signature flat, smooth leaves.
Fresh, sweet and high in Vitamin C, this tea is great to drink all day, or as a relaxing pick-me-up in the evening.
Ingredients: green tea
|Tea Format||Loose Tea|
A mild, delicate tea which is delightful to sip. It bears two or three steepings easily.Posted on 2021-01-29
My favourite Green Tea!Posted on 2016-01-26
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Tea and coffee tasting is a very individual, multi-dimensional experience: one person’s perfect cup can be too strong or weak, too brisk or watery for the next person. At Murchie’s, we believe that the best tea or coffee is the one that YOU like the best! We use the following flavour profile guides to help compare our teas and coffees within a relative scale.
This rating method indicates the strength of flavour each tea has when brewed according to our brewing guide.
|Light/Delicate: Very light in colour and delicate in flavour|
|Medium: Medium-light cup with slightly fuller cup|
|Medium-Strong: Medium-dark cup, medium body, and full flavour without harshness|
|Strong: Full body, rich cup, takes milk well|
|Very Strong: Rich, dark cup with very full, strong flavour and briskness|
We rate the flavour properties of our coffees along two dimensions: roast and body.
Roast is simply a result of how long and how hot the beans have been roasted, which can be seen in the colour of the finished bean, and typically results in general flavour traits:
|Light Roast||More acidity, brightness and a slight pucker|
|Medium Roast||Slightly richer flavours, some acidity, enhanced creaminess|
|Dark Roast||Distinctive roasted flavour, sometimes notes of toasted sugar or charcoal|
Body is the term used to describe how the brewed coffee feels in your mouth:
|Light Body||Easy to drink with little lingering flavour, ‘thin’ or ‘clean’ feeling on the palate|
|Medium Body||Heavier, creamier mouth-feel with more lingering flavour|
|Full Body||Rich, full-mouth feeling: hits all of the palate and lingers|
Different types of teas should be brewed according to certain times and water temperatures to bring out their best flavours. Use this guide as a starting point, and then experiment until you find the perfect brewing method for your favourite tea.
Based on approximately one level teaspoon (2.5g) of loose tea or one tea bag per 6-8 ounce (180-240ml) cup. For stronger flavour, add more tea. Brewing for longer may increase the strength of the tea, but will likely also cause bitterness.
Brew times shown in minutes.
The simplest methods for brewing coffee are drip coffee, pour over and French press. These guidelines are a starting point; modify the ratio of coffee to water, the grind, and brewing time to your taste. If your coffee is not strong enough, increase the proportion of coffee per cup of water, grind the beans finer, or allow them to brew longer – or any combination of these factors. If your coffee is too strong, simply do the opposite.
Drip coffee or pour over method: hot water is gradually poured over coffee grounds and slowly drips through