Country of Origin: South Africa
Grade: Choice Grade #1
Altitude: 1500 - 2500 feet above sea level
Cup Characteristics: Dramatic mint notes tempered with fruity rooibos and a hint of chocolate.
Infusion: The inclusion of cocoa pieces and organic peppermint give a refreshing palate cleansing finish. Ingredients: Luxury rooibos, Peppermint, Calendula Petals, Cacao bean pieces, Natural flavors.
Hot tea brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 teaspoon of rooibos for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 3-7 minutes. Pour into your cup; add milk and sugar to taste.
Iced tea brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 6 teaspoons of tea into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into your serving pitcher straining the leaves. Add ice and top-up the pitcher with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste. [A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced tea is to double the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted with cold water].