Sugar Plum Shou Mei

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White Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 12 oz / 356 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Use 5 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 45 sec
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22 Tasting Notes View all

“I am getting a lot of lavender from this one. There is a sweet fruitiness and the white base is prominent as well but mostly it is lavender. I can’t decided if I like it or not. Luckily I have one...” Read full tasting note
“I never did get to try this one from the Christmas hamper at the right time, unfortunately I became ill and couldn’t taste much so I saved it for future steeping. Right now I need to use up as much...” Read full tasting note
“The 12th day of 52 teas 12 Days of Christmas. I think this was a good choice for the last tea. It was also neat that is was not a repeat from the rest of the year but a brand new tea. I don’t get...” Read full tasting note
“Yes! This is definitely a CrowKettle tea. I’ve never had the actual sugarplum dessert but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying it! This is a sweet and sugary white tea, with a wisp of syrupy stone...” Read full tasting note


Our Tea of the Week for the week of December 23, 2013

This year’s Christmas week blend is inspired by goodies the vision of which supposedly danced in sleeping children’s heads before they had My Little Ponies to dream about. So here’s my attempt at a sugar plum shou mei complete with some lavender flowers. I sure hope you enjoy it.

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