Traditional Chinese Method
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.
purple tea (Cameilia Sinensis Assamica)
Tumoi Purple Tea (Camellia Sinensis Assamica) is a wonderfully delicious 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.
Outwoken Tea purchases Tumoi Purple Tea from a family farm started by a fantastic man. He originally started his farm to provide for his family but has grown to offer employment to others in his community. Your purchase continues to support this farm and the families relying on Tumoi Purple Tea for their livelihoods.
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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 develop this new purple tea (Camelia Sinensis Assamica). This also creates economic growth by giving new opportunities for sustainable employment. These jobs are offered to their families and friends. You’re 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.
There are several ways to brew this tea. Each style brings out different flavors.
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
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
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