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      Shou Mei

      Origin: China
      Estate: Fujian Province
      Organic & Kosher

      White Tea (Organic)

      Also known as longevity eyebrow or sow mee, Shou Mei is harvested later & has fewer tips & more leaf than other white teas. The large, green & light brown hued leaves steep to a light yellow-orange infusion. This smooth, earthy cuppa with mellow, nutty notes & sweet finish is sure to delight tea enthusiasts.

      See further below for Steeping Instructions

      $10.00 each


      Steeping Instructions

      1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.

      2. Warm teapot with a little hot water, discard, place tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.

      3. Heat water below boiling (approximately 185°). Steep 2+ teaspoons (5-8 g/8 oz. cup) up to 1 minute for first steep, up to 3-5 minutes for the subsequent steeps. Refresh cup as desired.

      *Vary time & temperature according to taste.

      • 4 oz. box makes approx. 50 cups
      • 1 lb. bulk bag makes approx. 175 cups
      • 1 oz. Sample makes approx. 10 cups

      *see Tea Caddy for storage option*

      Transfer contents of box to an air-tight,opaque ceramic or tin kept away from heat and moisture.

      All retail packaging components are manufactured in the USA. The box is made from post-consumer-recycled Kraft; the sealed inner bag is sustainably sourced compostable plant-derived material (Nature Flex), labels are made from recycled content with water-soluble inks. All handling, blending, packing is done by hand on-site at SerendipiTea.