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Sun Moon #8 Assamica
Sun Moon #8 Assamica
Sun Moon #8 Assamica

Sun Moon #8 Assamica

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Sun Moon #8 Assamica


An Assamica tea with some history, this strain has been grown in Taiwan for a long time. Originally from Jaipur in India, it has been grown in Taiwan for many decades and it was one of the parents of the famous Ruby 18 cultivar.

This Sun-Moon-Lake-area Assamica is strong, creamy and recognizable. If you like the Assamica's typical flavors (think Lipton) then this carefully crafted, high-quality version of that style of black tea brings a beautiful depth and creaminess often lacking in the other, lower-quality versions of black tea made with this cultivar.

If there was one tea on the site that would be perfect with a little cream and sugar added to it, it would be this one!

Elevation: 400m

Area: Yuchi, Nantou, Sun Moon Lake Area

Status: Certified Organic 

Cultivar: #8 Assamica

Oxidization: 100%

Season: Summer, 2020

Method: Hand picked, processed on site, very small batch

Recommend Brewing Style: 3-5g per 100ml, ~95C water(205f), 30, 30, 45 then add 5-10 seconds steeps in gaiwan. Lasts 4-6 steeps.

For stronger brews they can be brewed for up to a minute at a time but be careful not to make them too strong!

***Not recommended for western style brewing***

**On a recent sourcing trip to the area that Ruby 18 was first developed, the Sun Moon Lake Area, we stumbled across an organic farm that was growing the father, and mother of Ruby 18 side by side with it. We were offered the chance to try them together and it was so useful and fun that we decided to offer the same experience to everyone. You can try them all together here.

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Tea is my air
Best tea in the galaxy

My lady likes flavored teas like herbs and fruits. She loves this one. If I had a last request. On earth. It would be to make this tea. I seriously love it so much I could cry. It sparks so much joy in soul. It’s perfect for me. I want to drink it every day. The energy is unparalleled. The flavor is so subtle and delicious. I can’t pinpoint it. Like a delicate fruit that’s gone extinct only to be enjoy if brewed in my teacup. Matt. If this tea ever has a chance of disappearing let me know please and I’ll buy all I possibly can. I want to drink this for the rest of my life. The flavor doesn’t get old. Doesn’t get boring. Every tine I make a cup I think wow : I hope everyone else in the world gets to enjoy something this much in some part of their day. Cheers.