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Black Pearls

Steeping Instructions

Step 1:
Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
Step 2:
Steep 4 pearls or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
Step 3:
Steep for 3-5 minutes as desired. Experiment with slightly cooler water or shorter steeping times. Try one additional steeping if desired.

Tip! Consider a sample size to explore 3-4 cups of a new tea!

Black Pearls Tea Description:

These fun, hand-rolled, black tea pearls are produced in Yunnan Province.  Black Pearls are produced from smooth light Chinese black tea with a slightly sweet aroma with no astringency. This tea finishes with a slight lingering sweetness that sticks with you.

Conventional TeasIngredients:

Chinese Black Tea

Black Pearls Asian Style Preparation

Asian Style: Steep 6 grams of Black Pearls in a medium size Gaiwan for approximately 20-30 seconds and pour off into a small pitcher and serve. Infuse 6-8 times adding 5-10 seconds for each infusion.

Product Reviews

  1. my favorite black tea 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jun 21st 2020

    I can enjoy this re-steeped several times. I've only had it with a typical Western infusion but I see an Asian style preparation listed that I can't wait to try. The taste is light yet still very much black tea, the mouthfeel is smooth with no drying after affect.

  2. Black Pearls are Really a Gem 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Mar 15th 2019

    I bought Black Pearls in the "sample" size. What a delight! This is the smoothest black tea. It is simple, smooth and tasty without being bitter or overly strong. I found myself reaching for Black Pearls three times this week when I made my morning tea. Absolutely nothing complex -- Just a pure pleasure. Definitely my new favorite.