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I cold brewed this is the result is a sensory delight. It is like revisting a spring day on a cold and dreary January day. The color is this light green hue and the aroma is heavenly. The flavor is superb. This is not exactly a morning tea. It is a calming tea. A lovely liquor beyond description. Words cannot do it justice. This was the end of one bag of the spring picking. I have had the other bag in the freezer. Any suggestions for removing it from the freezer? I do not want to do anything to harm the precious leaves.

Ninavampi

I am partial to Vacuvin vacuum containers (http://www.amazon.com/Vacu-Vin-Food-Saver-liter/dp/B000XRADLQ/ref=pd_sim_k_3). They are expensive, but for special teas, they are the best. Once you pump out the air, the inside is just fine. I have used these in the freezer successfully avoiding moisture and keeping my teas for quite a while! : )

Charles Thomas Draper

Thank you Ninavampi

Jim Marks

The key, clearly, is keeping condensation off the leaves as they warm up. If you have dish towels or microfiber cloths, I would spread one out on a counter top, form a single layer of the frozen leaves and then lay another cloth over the top. Press down so that there is lots of contact between the fabrics and the leaves and not much trapped air. This should prevent condensation from even forming in the first place, but any that does should be wicked away by the drying fabrics.

I use this technique for dehydrating fresh cut herbs.

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Ninavampi

I am partial to Vacuvin vacuum containers (http://www.amazon.com/Vacu-Vin-Food-Saver-liter/dp/B000XRADLQ/ref=pd_sim_k_3). They are expensive, but for special teas, they are the best. Once you pump out the air, the inside is just fine. I have used these in the freezer successfully avoiding moisture and keeping my teas for quite a while! : )

Charles Thomas Draper

Thank you Ninavampi

Jim Marks

The key, clearly, is keeping condensation off the leaves as they warm up. If you have dish towels or microfiber cloths, I would spread one out on a counter top, form a single layer of the frozen leaves and then lay another cloth over the top. Press down so that there is lots of contact between the fabrics and the leaves and not much trapped air. This should prevent condensation from even forming in the first place, but any that does should be wicked away by the drying fabrics.

I use this technique for dehydrating fresh cut herbs.

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