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Organic Lapsang Souchong

Caffeine Level: Most

Black tea from China, Organic Lapsang Souchong is a rich Chinese black tea made in the age-old tradition of slowly smoking leaves over natural pine tree roots. Made from large and thick leaves, Lapsang Souchong produces an intensely smoky brew that is considered to be a unique treat. A good tea for stimulating digestion.

    • 4 oz. loose tea in bag
    • 1 rounded tsp. per 12 oz. cup
    • Makes 35-40 cups

Ingredients
Organic black tea

Character

Leaves
Large black souchong leaves

Aroma
Rich smoke

Color
Golden, amber liquor

Taste
Smooth and clean with a powerful notes of smoke

Brew
Preparing the perfect cup of tea is a process to be savored. Watch how the traditional elements harmoniously come together to make the perfect cup and enjoy the liberation of pure tea goodness.

This is what we call the Mighty Leaf signature multi-sensory ("sensory melange") tea experience. Come share with us and learn how to get infused.

Water
The quality of tea is affected by the quality of water used to prepare it. Using filtered or bottled water is best. If possible, avoid brewing tea with tap, distilled or mineral water. Never over-boil water, as it results in flat-tasting tea.

Fire
1) Heat filtered or bottled water to a rolling boil or to 205 F. 2) While the water is heating pour hot water into your teapot and cups, let sit and then drain completely. A warm teapot will maintain the requisite temperature for superior tasting tea.

Whole Leaf Tea
Prepare Mighty Leaf teas using a teapot, paper tea sachet, infuser or traditional brewing methods. Use one rounded teaspoon of loose tea per 12 ounces or cup of water.

Infusion Time
Pour boiling water over tea leaves. Keep teapot covered to retain heat. Time steeping carefully and infuse for 3 - 5 minutes.

Savor the Leaf
Sip your cup and rediscover the pleasure of the way tea was naturally meant to be. This is the magic of Mighty Leaf.

Origin
China

Health Benefits
Black tea contains an abundant source of natural plant-derived antioxidant compounds called polyphenols that aid in fighting harmful free radicals. Research shows that these free radicals can cause heart disease, cancer and increase the risk of strokes. Drinking black tea with its high antioxidant levels may help protect the body by combating harmful free radical activity.

Further health benefits of black tea may include lowering cholesterol, strengthening the immune system, promoting healthy blood vessel functionality and even protecting teeth and bones. In addition, black tea provides a source of nutrients including magnesium, Manganese, potassium, calcium, and the vitamins C and K all in trace amounts.

Use
This unique smokey tea pairs well with chocolately desserts. Serve alongside meat, game or strong cheeses.

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