Bright, sunny and cheerful! From the colour of the cup to the flavour on your tongue, this spice-based caffeine-free tisane is a great way to chase away low spirits and dark wintery days.
Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant, whose roots are widely used in South Asia to make medicine. Turmeric, ginger and other spices in this blend are traditional remedies for all kinds of different ills. They are thought to aid in digestion, inflammation, headaches and more!
The longer you steep this tea, the stronger the spices will become. If you’re a fan of strong spices, steep for up to 10 minutes.
Ingredients: Cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, pepper, turmeric.
Delicious! Review by Mari
I'm not a fan of turmeric's taste, but I do want to drink it for its health benefits. I tried this one, and I must say, it is delicious. Highly recommended.Posted on 2018-11-28
Magic tea Review by Koo
This tea has an extraordinary taste which I find more soothing than any chai tea mixture. Turmeric spice has a lineage not many spices possess. A joy to drink after dinner.Posted on 2018-11-05
Great Review by Nanaloo
This tea is delish....quite good for settling your stomach also after a hectic day....would highly recommend.Posted on 2018-09-22
My New Favorite Delicious Cure-All Review by eeo
I picked up this tea when in the shop in Victoria and have been making it most evenings since. It's great for inflammation-related pain and is soothing for the cold, wet winter. Absolutely delicious. Ordering more!Posted on 2017-11-13
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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!