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Day 2. I had to cold brew this. After 24 hours or so the liquor is green instead of yesterdays yellow. The taste is sublime. The aroma is heavenly. It’s right up there with Verdants Handpicked.

Geoffrey

These experiences you get the the cold brew definitely arouse my curiosity. What exactly is your methodology, Charles? > How much water? > How much leaf? > How much time?

I’m assuming from your descriptions that you use a glass canning jar. Sealed, loose lid? I’d like to try it at least once, even though winter is coming…

Charles Thomas Draper

I use a Mason Jar. Approximately 1 teaspoon. 24 hours or so. I truly feel this is foolproof. A lazy way to make tea? Yes. I am enjoying it? Absolutely. PS sealed lid. Shaken occaisionally

Geoffrey

What size mason jar? They come in many sizes.

Charles Thomas Draper

It has a 20fl on the side. I would say 2.5 cups.

Charles Thomas Draper

My point is, there is no guessing for water temps. It extracts the purest of flavors. I would not do this with a black or darker oolong.

Geoffrey

So just drop a teaspoon into 20 fluid ounces of room temperature or cold water and refrigerate right?

Charles Thomas Draper

I use tap water. I let the faucet run so you are not getting stale water. I know I should spring water. Sometimes I do. Also distilled.

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Geoffrey

These experiences you get the the cold brew definitely arouse my curiosity. What exactly is your methodology, Charles? > How much water? > How much leaf? > How much time?

I’m assuming from your descriptions that you use a glass canning jar. Sealed, loose lid? I’d like to try it at least once, even though winter is coming…

Charles Thomas Draper

I use a Mason Jar. Approximately 1 teaspoon. 24 hours or so. I truly feel this is foolproof. A lazy way to make tea? Yes. I am enjoying it? Absolutely. PS sealed lid. Shaken occaisionally

Geoffrey

What size mason jar? They come in many sizes.

Charles Thomas Draper

It has a 20fl on the side. I would say 2.5 cups.

Charles Thomas Draper

My point is, there is no guessing for water temps. It extracts the purest of flavors. I would not do this with a black or darker oolong.

Geoffrey

So just drop a teaspoon into 20 fluid ounces of room temperature or cold water and refrigerate right?

Charles Thomas Draper

I use tap water. I let the faucet run so you are not getting stale water. I know I should spring water. Sometimes I do. Also distilled.

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I am an avid surfer, gardener, golfer and freespirit. I have been a tea drinker forever. Tea has provided me with contentment. I love White, Oolong, Green, Black and Pu’er. I do not care for flavored tea and nor will I comment on it.

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