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Silver tips white tea

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Based on 31 reviews

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Item Price Quantity
Tea Temples x15 Tea Temples x15 £5.25 (£0.35 per cup)
Tea Temples x2 - Sample Pack Tea Temples x2 - Sample Pack £1.30 (£0.65 per cup)
Loose - 30g Loose - 30g £7.50 (£0.30 per cup)

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Description

Silver Tips White Tea Sourced from the mountains surrounding the town of Fuding, in the Fujian province of China. Sourced from:
Sourced from the mountains surrounding the town of Fuding, in the Fujian province of China.

Louise the tea taster says

For two hours every morning, for a very special two weeks of the year, the tea pluckers of the Chinese Fujian province where white tea is grown, are in the fields at the crack of dawn to catch the early morning shoots. Once plucked, these are simply left in the sun to naturally wither and sent to people who appreciate this kind of thing (i.e. teapigs). Possibly the most exclusive tea we stock.

How does it taste?

Refreshing, light and aromatic – think peaches and apricots. Very pure. We have chosen to bring you genuine white rather than green tea masquerading as white tea. If your white tea looks green in the cup, then it is green tea - watch out for fakes.

Good if you're feeling

impure of thought, word or deed. Forget the rosary and the Hail Marys – redeem yourself with a cup of this gorgeous white tea, crammed full of antioxidants.

Ingredients

What is in it?

Silver tips white tea from the Fujian Province, China

 

Nutritional content [per 100ml]
Energy [kcalories] nil
Sugar nil
Fat nil
Carbohydrate trace
  • Dairy free
  • Gluten free
  • Suitable for vegetarians & vegans

How we like it

Brew Time

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    Brew for 3+ minutes
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    Water just off the boil - 80 degrees
  • Tea temple - 1 per person. Brew for 3 mins, best with water at 80 degrees C. (If you don't have a fancy kettle or thermometer to hand, grabbing the kettle just before it boils will do the job!) 
  • Loose tea - 2 rounded teaspoonfuls per person, infuse for 3+ minutes.

Whole leaves take longer to brew, but the little wait is definitely worth it. 

How we like it

Simply pure; adding anything would be like scribbling comedy glasses on the Mona Lisa.

 

Iced

Just cover one tea temple with water just off the boil and infuse for 3 minutes. Remove temple and top-up glass with iced water. Garnish with cucumber slices.

Reviews

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Average rating based on 31 reviews
Beautiful tea

I love this tea, it has such a delicate flavour and is not at all bitter like other white/green teas, even if you over brew it. I can get 2 mugs of tea out of this so is good value.

Posted by Holly, 24th April 2014

Overall Rating: 5/5

Light and delicate

I really like this tea it doesn't taste of much but that's why I like it as I find it very light and delicate making a lovely tea first thing in the morning.

Posted by Lisa, 12th September 2013

Overall Rating: 5/5

vivid dreams

Started having this before bed (trying to stop snacking).
Wasn't sure if you took it with milk but I chose not too, it's got an almost creamy texture to it.
Had to cut back having it before sleeping as it really affected my dreams, think inception!!

Posted by Jacqueline Kellett, 11th May 2013

Overall Rating: 5/5

Can't go a day without it

At the first sip I wasn't sure but as the cup went down my liking went up. I now have a cup every morning and feel refreshed afterwards. I also read online it helps with weight loss, impurities, skin issues so not only does it taste yummy it can make you look and feel better as well.

Posted by Jennie Milward, 30th April 2013

Overall Rating: 5/5

Absolutely wonderful

Ever since I tasted this wonderful tea a few weeks ago I have changed my breakfast beverage. I drink it every day and love it. One temple makes a small pot of tea in the morning and I use the same temple to make another cup at lunchtime. So amazing good value!

Posted by Bruni de la Motte, 6th January 2013

Overall Rating: 5/5

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