This tea is a light, fruity and playful blend highlighting the natural raspberry flavor infused with dark Ceylon black tea. Decaffeinated in a natural process preserving the tea’s integrity and the leaf’s texture, this tea may be great for morning refreshment or a light, evening brew without the worry of the stimulant effects of caffeine. Since this is a black tea, not a herbal tea, the true tea taste is preserved but softened with the light taste and fruity almost jam-like flavor and aroma likened to a light summer’s breeze.
Raspberries are known for their vitamins, nutrients and antioxidant effects, reducing inflammation and relieving pain associated with joint inflammation among other inflammatory conditions. Raspberries are also known to sooth the mucus linings in many of the body’s tissues and to work gently on the system. Black tea, also rich in antioxidants, is thought to have positive health effects as well. Combined, Decaf Raspberry tea may be healthful as well as delicious and versatile.
Think of the possibilities of this blend brewed hot and steamy in a mug on a cold winter’s evening or a brisk fall morning. Or imagine this brew steeped then poured over ice on a calm, breezy summer’s eve while enjoying your reminiscences languishing ocean side. Refreshing and complementary as a light drink served with a salad, sandwich or a light dessert, Decaf Raspberry tea is often the perfect decaffeinated, fruity black tea, hot or iced.
We generally ship via US Postal Service first class or priority mail This service can be a quick as overnight and up to 3 days in the lower 48. They even deliver on Saturdays. For 9 ounces and up the postage is $4.99 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 10 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
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1 teaspoon per 8 oz of water. Fluffy leaves like some Oolongs, use 2 teaspoons. For stronger tea use more tea.
There is no hard and fast rules on steeping except over steeping may make tea bitter. If you are unsure, try cooler water and shorter steeping times.
Below are general steeping instructions. For best results, follow the steeping instructions that came with your tea.
To estimate water temperature use a thermometer or wait a 2-3 minutes after the water stops boiling. Then the water temperature should be about 165- 185 F. You can gauge water temperature by looking at the bubbles forming at the bottom of the tea kettle. When pin size bubbles form, the water temperature is about 185F. To take the guess work out of water temperatures, try our electric tea kettle.
|Tea Type||Steeping Temperature||Steeping Time|
|White Tea||170-185 F||1-3 minutes|
|Green Tea||170-185 F||2-3 minutes|
|Oolong Tea||170-190 F||2-3 minutes|
|Black Tea||200-212 F||3-5 minutes|
|Tisanes||212 F||4-7 minutes|
Fruit and herbal teas are also referred to as tisanes.