Purple Tea

$23.00

Tumoi Purple Tea is grown in the mountains of Kenya. This delicious full-bodied tea is great alone or with a meal and has amazing health benefits.

Ingredients

purple tea (Cameilia Sinensis Assamica)

Description

Tumoi Purple Tea (Cameilia Sinensis Assamica) is a wonderfully savory tea that took 25-years to produce the perfect flavor! It is grown at elevations over 6,000 feet above sea level on the Nandi Hills in Kenya, Africa.

Tea grown at higher elevations have high levels of antioxidants that have been shown in studies to help combat cancer, lower blood pressure, fight against viruses, and help against diabetes.

Outwoken Tea purchases Tumoi Purple Tea from a family farm started by an amazing man. He originally started his farm to provide for his family, but has since grown to offer employment to others in his community. Your purchase continues to support this farm and the families that rely upon Tumoi Purple Tea for their livelihoods.

Additional information

Aroma

Pleasant

Caffeine

Low Caffeine

Flavor

Full Bodied, No Astringency, Woodsy

Tea Type

Purple

Product Amount

2.5 oz.

Serving Amount

30-35

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The Impact from Your Purchase

When you purchase Tumoi Purple tea you are directly benefiting the Kenyan farmers. It took over 25 years to develope this new purple tea (Cameilia Sinensis Assamica). This also creates economic growth by giving new opportunities for sustainable employment. These jobs are offered to their families and friends. Your supporting a community and prosperouse future for these small scale farmers.

To top things off every purchase plants one tree in efforts to help with reforestation.

Thank you for your support.

Brewing Options

There are several ways to brew this tea. Each style brings out different flavors. 

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Gongfu Brewing

Traditional Chinese Method

Gongfu brewing directions

5 grams of tea
6 ounces of water at 175 degrees Fahrenheit
Steep for 10 seconds
Resteep several times adding 10 seconds each

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Western Brewing

European Method

Western brewing directions

1 teaspoon of tea
6 to 8 ounces of water at 208 degrees Fahrenheit
3 to 4 minutes steep (longer for a deeper flavor, but no longer than 5 minutes)
Resteep up to 2 to 3 times, adding 10 seconds to each steep

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Cold Brewing

For those who like iced tea

Cold brewing directions

4 grams of tea
12 ounces of water at room temperature
Place in a jar in your fridge for 8 to 12 hours
Add ice and enjoy

Pairing Options

This tea goes great with the following pairings.

Breakfast Pairing

An excellent compliment to a savory Mexican quiche

Lunch Pairing

Pair with sweet chocolate for desert

Dinner Pairing

Serve with blackened grilled tofu or jerk chicken with mashed potatoes

Wine Pairing

A wonderful complement to a full-bodied Cabernet