Bush Fire - Blood Orange Rooibos
Rooibos, the South African herb known for its bite, its lack of caffeine, and its similarities to black tea, derives its name from the Dutch Rooibosch, meaning 'Red Bush.' It was named as such due to the brilliant red color of the dried leaf the natives drank religiously. We have lit a bush fire under this beloved herb with an incredible blast of crisp blood orange, a citrus variety with hearty amounts of anthocyanin. Warm and deliciously biting hot, refreshing and brisk iced.
- Use 7g (≈1 tbsp) of leaf per ½ liter (≈17 oz) of water.
- Use boiling (100°C/212°F) water
- Steep for 4 minutes, strain leaves, and enjoy!
- Don't forget to try for multiple infusions! Just add time to each steep.
- For under 2:00 steep times, add 30 sec.
- For 2:00 to 4:00, add 1 minute.
- For over 4:00, add 2 minutes or more.
- Like milk in your tea? Steep an extra minute!
- Too strong? Take off a minute, or use 5g of leaf instead!
- Too light? Kick it up another minute, or use 10g of leaf instead!
- Wanna do a tea latte?
- Use 11g (≈1½ tbsp) of leaf per ½ liter (≈17 oz).
- Steep 2 minutes in ¼ liter (≈8 oz) boiling (100°C/212°C) water
- Add ¼ liter (≈8 oz) hot milk, steep another 3 minutes.
- Strain leaves, add sugar if you like (1 tsp usually does it), and enjoy!
- South African rooibos
- Safflower petals
- Natural blood orange extracts
We are a small independent operation, and as such we operate inside of our retail space, the Phoenix Pearl Tea Tavern in Red Lodge, MT. We bag teas for orders while also serving in-store customers, including making cups of tea, making food, and selling bulk and retail purchases. Our employees work as quickly as they can, but we don't have a warehouse to operate out of with dedicated employees. As such, orders may take anywhere from 1-5 business days to ship. Thank you for understanding.
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One smell and you're hooked. Rich in aroma and flavor. Steep and add the tea to make rice or cous cous...amazing!