Jasmine Extra Choice Pure Loose Tea
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A superior Chinese green tea with a rich, fragrant aroma. Fresh picked jasmine flowers are layered with the tea leaves during the drying period.
|Jasmine Extra Choice - Loose 2oz/56g||
|Jasmine Extra Choice - Loose 4oz/113g||
|Jasmine Extra Choice - Loose 8oz/227g||
|Jasmine Extra Choice - Loose 16oz/454g||
To create this popular tea, high quality green tea is repeatedly layered with night-blossoming jasmine flowers. The rich perfume of the flowers is naturally absorbed into the tea, giving the cup a full, exotic aroma.
The more blossoms removed from the finished product denotes the grade.
|Tea Format||Loose Tea|
Best Jasmine Tea Review by Maureen
The extra choice jasmine tea is exactly what its name implies. I am a tea aficionado and have many favorite teas I purchase from two tea companies in Paris, but i will continue to purchase jasmine green tea from Murchies! Delightfu!lPosted on 2019-01-17
lovely jasmine Review by Mervette
the best jasmine tea is this one. great jasmine aroma and taste and lovely to drink after dinner - or any time. don't look anywhere else for jasmine tea.Posted on 2018-09-12
Great Review by Mervette
A great tea to drink, jasmine aroma and taste really come through. I drink it after dinner but can be brewed for any time of day. a great tea for a great price.Posted on 2018-09-11
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Flavour Profile Guide
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.
Tea Strength Ratings
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|
Tea Brewing Guide
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.
Coffee Brewing Guide
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
- Fine to medium grind coffee
- 1.5 to 2.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup of water
- Coarse grind coffee
- 1 to 1.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup (e.g. 4-6 tbsp for a 4-cup French press)
- Pour about 1/3 of the water over the coffee grinds; wait about 30 seconds and then pour in the rest
- Wait 4-5 minutes, then push down the plunger to separate the grounds from finished coffee, and enjoy!