Black Gold

$34.99

Enjoy a thick rich mouthful that that leaves you wanting more.

Ingredients

Black tea

Description

The name is inspired from the intense black leaves thats coated in a golden layer of silk. Its grown 2000 meters above elevation in the Lincang Region. Ms. Wang is the tea master who picks the perfect large buds completly by hand. Every step of the way down to the finishing is done all by hand. Ms. wang is also a huge advocate for for small family farms. She speacializes in specialty unique teas on her own as well with other cooperatives she helped create.

Additional information

Aroma

Floral Rosey Notes

Caffeine

High Caffeine

Flavor

Slightly fruity notes and smooth

Product Amount

2 oz.

Serving Amount

25-30

Tea Type

Black

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The Impact from Your Purchase

You purchase is supporting Ms. Wang who strongly believes and fights for small family farming. She has helped her friends create co-ops as well as specialty teas that has improved their lifestyle. Ms.Wang gives many people a sense of security and guidance to be sustainable.

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

Thank you for your suppport.

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

Tea amount: 5 grams
Water amount and temperature: 6 ounces at 208 degrees
Steeping directions: 8 seconds
Resteeping directions: Several times adding 10 seconds each infusion

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Western Brewing

European Method

Western brewing directions

Tea amount: 1 teaspoon
Water amount and temperature: 6-8 ounces at 208 degrees
Steeping directions: 20 seconds
Resteeping directions: several times adding 10 seconds each infusion

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Cold Brewing

For those who like iced tea

Cold brewing directions

Tea amount: 4 grams
Water amount and temperature: 12 ounces at room temperature
Steeping directions: Place in jar in fridge overnight or 8-12 hours
Add ice and enjoy

Pairing Options

This tea goes great with the following pairings.

Breakfast Pairing

Yummy starfruit and ripe persimmons

Lunch Pairing

Creamy acai almond bowl with buttery wheat toast

Dinner Pairing

Savory Pho tofu vegetable bowl with fresh herbs or chicken soup with garlic bread

Wine Pairing

white wine alternating with the tea or infused