Rishi Tea, Organic Loose Leaf Green Tea, Jasmine Pearl, 3.00 oz (85 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- No Leaf Unturned
- Artisanal + Floral
- USDA Organic
- Brews 40 Cups
- Certified Organic by QAI, Inc.
- Certified Kosher
You don't think the same as everyone else, so why drink the same? Rishi teas are something else. Discover new teas and join us on our botanical journey to leave no leaf unturned.
Jasmine Pearl - Rich, sweet spring tea buds deeply infused with fresh jasmine flowers.
Taste - Amazingly flowery + nuanced with a lasting jasmine fragrance.
Origin - Yunnan + Fugian, China.
Caffeine Level - Medium
- 180ºF, 1 tbsp tea per 8 ounces water
- 1st infusion steep 3 min.
- Another round? Re-steep 4 min.
Organic green tea with jasmine.
If I could only drink one tea for the rest of my life it would have to be Jasmine Pearl. It has a nose that is floral but not overwhelming and a delicate flavor that rolls around in my mouth like it belongs there. Caffeine is light, so I can resteep the pearls 2-3 times without getting wound up. I have found that Rishi does a poor job with the steeping instructions on their packages; this one suggests you use far too much- I recommend 6 pearls per 8oz cup (18 pearls for my 24 oz pot plus an extra pearl for love). I keep going back and forth between the Rishi offered here and Tao of Tea version of the same thing. They're slightly different and both are glorious. Drop everything and try this tea!
I have my questions as to how "organic" this tea is, but, still, it has a wonderful flavor. It is not from Japan, but from China, where Jasmine Pearl tea is readily available. Having lived in China for many years, I know that "organic" tea farming is not really monitored to the degree we expect here in the West. However, that said, it's best to wash the pearls with a bit of hot water before letting them steep fully. You may lose a bit of flavor in doing this, but the second cup of tea is always the best anyway.
It smells delicious
Posted by 5041697488653585902 on May 13, 2016
It's been perfect for my kombucha brews
Posted by Reviewer3053733 on Oct 26, 2015
This tea is very fragrant, so a little bit goes a long way. The first time I used it, I found the scent too pungent. Now I use it as an "enhancer" to other Chinese teas: I drop in about three pearls with other tea leaves, and get a smooth, lively, but not overpowering tea. The strong jasmine scent makes this tea ideal for making jasmine syrup as well.
Posted by 5250485101896351114 on Sep 02, 2015
Excellent Tea! Fresh and soft flavor. Fragrant. Aroma transports you to a peaceful place.
The Most AMAZING Green Tea I have ever tasted
Posted by 5349207425113759649 on Aug 31, 2015
The taste of this tea is beyond my expectations. I was in search of a high quality tea and after tasting this, I don't feel the need to try any other. The Jasmine is a perfect addition, not over-bearing, neither is the tea bitter. Its a beautiful tea. Thank you very much