In keeping with Murchie's time-honoured reputation of blending green and black teas, we have created a celebratory wedding blend not only for the 2011 Royal Nuptials but for your wedding day as well.
The green and black teas are beautifully blended together with rose petals to create a visually stunning and romantic tea.
|Tea Format||Loose Tea|
A Bouquet for the Senses Review by Darla
A gorgeous bouquet of flowers is prominent but not overpowering. Medium-dark tea that you can linger over while having high tea of just tea and biscuits. Great sipper with a splash of milk or honey. Its become my favourite tea when I want an oasis of calm and reflection.Posted on 2020-07-07
Great floral tea! Review by Sunny V
It's pretty astringent on its own and needs a good amount of sweetener (I used honey) to bring out the floral qualities, but otherwise very nice!Posted on 2018-04-28
Best Wedding or Shower Gifts Review by Susan - Murchie's Team Member
Last year I had the honor of hosting a bridal shower for the daughter of a very good friend. I served the Wedding Blend Tea with a display of the full leaf tea in a clear bowl. The tea is delicious and a crowd pleasing choice if you are just serving one hot tea. When the guests left they were all given a thank you for attending gift - 10 teabag box of our Wedding Blend Tea. A nice reminder of the afternoon and the bride to be.Posted on 2015-04-24
My new favourite! Review by Kat
I can't get enough of this tea. It is absolutely my new favourite, even better than the No. 10 blend.Posted on 2013-02-14
So Good!! Review by Caroline
The Wedding Blend is one of my favorite teas; the light touch of Jasmine and citrus is wonderful. Mixed with the Ceylon black tea, it reminds me a little bit of the Earl Grey, but more floral. I enjoy it usually in the afternoon with just a little touch of honey. LOVE IT!Posted on 2012-10-27
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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!