Taiwan premium aged ginger and brown sugar tea

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200 °F / 93 °C 5 g 7 oz / 200 ml

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You know what I need, a new Paleontology themed book, my pocket guide to dinosaurs (in case of time travel emergency) is super out-dated. This of course makes me think of the ways that Ark veers away from current accepted theories, like the way the Beezlebufo is ridable. And has become my favorite mode of transportation. Granted the Beezlebufo was a monstrously big prehistoric froggy, though it sadly was not quite as big as in the game, sadly. I wish it were that big…and still alive…and ridable, because I would definitely use the giant frog as a my way of going everywhere. Not that I really ever leave the house, but still!

Today is the last of my sample pile from Xin Mu Cha, their Taiwan Premium Aged Ginger and Brown Sugar Tea, alas not in their store yet. This is a medicinal tea that is made from aged ginger and brown sugar, though apparently this is drink is commonly made with Chinese brown sugar which tastes different from western stuff. Theoretically this tea is used medicinally to treat PMS symptoms and since it is ginger, belly woes. I consume a lot of ginger to help with my chronic vertigo induced nausea, so I am always pleased to try it in a new way. The aroma of the granular powder is a powerful punch of ginger and sweetness, it very strongly reminds me of the gummy ginger candies I get at the local Chinese market (I call them my car sick treat since I always have since I always keep them in the car) though apparently my brand of choice is actually from Indonesia. It is super sweet and very warming, but I absolutely adore ginger.

Blending the powder with water and giving it a stir gives me a rich amber color liquid and fills the room with sweet ginger aroma. Man, this stuff was awesome, a really potent ginger mixed with a wonderful warm and rich sweetness. It tastes exactly like the ginger candies I love, but if you are not familiar it is somewhat like gingerbeer but not cold and certainly not fizzy. I was sent three packets of this and I tore through it super quickly, it was really easy to make (hot water and stir, done) which made for an excellent late night sweet treat for pre-sleep laziness. The only thing I can say is avoid like the plague if you dislike strong ginger, but if you like it definitely get some, it is super sweet and rich and I loved it. I WANT MORE!!!

For blog and photos: http://ramblingbutterflythoughts.blogspot.com/2016/01/xin-mu-cha-taiwan-premium-aged-ginger.html


I think this is my long lost ginger tea! I had this incredibly rich sweet ginger tea in a restaurant once and asked the server how it was made. She looked at me like I was nuts and said it was just ginger and sugar. But I knew better! I had never had ginger tea with that depth of flavor before. What if this is it?? Must look into membership.

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There’s really no way to brew this gong fu cha style

When I smell the powder dry, I smell sweetness and ginger

When I smell the brewed tea, I smell sweetness and a medicinal smell.

When I taste the brewed tea, I taste spices, ginger, and sweetness. Like a cup of mr. Noodles.

Really heats up my throat lol

I rate this a 100 because it is yummy.

Many thanks to Sean lau for this free sample

Flavors: Brown Sugar, Ginger

200 °F / 93 °C 5 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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