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This full leaf tea is a pluck of two leaves and a silvery bud, left to dry in the sun. When brewed, the leaves produce a pale and mild liquor, with a subtle fruit taste and grassy undertones.
|White Peony Tea - Loose 1oz/28g||
|White Peony Tea - Loose 2oz/56g||
|White Peony Tea - Loose 4oz/113g||
|White Peony Tea - Loose 8oz/227g||
|White Peony Tea - Loose 16oz/454g||
White Peony offers the sweetness of white teas with just a slight touch of the green vegetal tastes. This hard to acquire tea has beautiful silver-green long tips and deep green leaves. It is one of the most popular white teas presently available and is a good place to start if you are just beginning to explore white and green teas.
|Tea Format||Loose Tea|
Excellent tasting tea. I didn't know what to expect from white tea, but just one sip and you know you are drinking something very precious - a gift from mother earth. Murchie's teas are very good quality and I don't drink any other tea brandPosted on 2015-11-15
Although I drink more coffee than tea I have to RAVE over the Organic White Peony! The taste is so creamy and mild and actually makes me feel so good after I have had a" cuppa." Best tea ever!Posted on 2012-07-21
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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