SILVER NEEDLE 白毫银针

SILVER NEEDLE 白毫银针

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Category: Green

Origin: China

Harvest: Spring 2017

Silver Needle (or Bai Hao Yin Zhen) tea is one of China’s most delicious and popular white teas. Produced in the Fujian province, its leaf is plucked for only a few days each year in early Spring.

Just one sip will tell you why people are so obsessed with this tea. As an added bonus, it could help your body break down fat and lower your cholesterol and blood glucose levels.

Tasting Notes: delicate honeysuckle aroma with a warm, sugary sweetness and a subtle hint of ripe melon.

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STEEPING INSTRUCTIONS

Whole leaves take a bit longer to steep, but definitely worth it once you taste the differenc

 3 grams or 1.5 tablespoons per 6oz of water

3 grams or 1.5 tablespoons per 6oz of water

 Water just off the boil  170°F or 76°C

Water just off the boil

170°F or 76°C

      2 minutes

     2 minutes

 Re-steep up to 3 times

Re-steep up to 3 times