White tea, hailed as the "purest" and least processed among all tea varieties, is made from the young, unopened buds and leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant.
These delicate buds are carefully plucked and left to wither and dry naturally in the sun, preserving their natural characteristics.
White Tea Loose Leaf Tea vs. Bag Tea
To ensure that our customers experience the true essence of white teas, Exoteas offers both loose leaf and bag options. While loose leaf teas provide the most authentic and flavorful experience, our tea bags are thoughtfully designed to retain the quality and essence of the tea leaves. This convenience allows tea enthusiasts to enjoy white tea even during their busy schedules without compromising on taste.
Health Benefits of White Teas
White teas are renowned for their potential health benefits, which have made them increasingly popular among health-conscious individuals. Some key advantages include:
1. Rich in antioxidants that may help combat oxidative stress and promote healthy aging.
Contains catechins and polyphenols that support cardiovascular health.
2. May aid in boosting the immune system and protecting against infections.
3. Natural caffeine content provides a gentle energy boost without causing jitters or crashes.
What is White Teas Shots?
White tea shots are a creative and innovative way to enjoy the subtle flavors and health benefits of white tea in a concentrated form. These shots are typically made by infusing white tea with other complementary ingredients, such as fruits, herbs, and sweeteners, to create a refreshing and revitalizing drink.
White Tea Shot recipe
1. 1 teaspoon of white tea leaves (Silver Needle or White Peony recommended)
2. 1/2 cup of water
3. 1 tablespoon of honey (adjust to taste)
4. Ice cubes
1. In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup of water to a gentle simmer. Avoid boiling the water to preserve the delicate flavors of the white tea leaves.
2. Add the white tea leaves to the simmering water and let it steep for about 2-3 minutes.
3. Stir occasionally to ensure even infusion.
4. After steeping, strain the white tea leaves from the water and let the brewed white tea cool to room temperature.
5. Add ice cubes to a shot glass.
Step-by-Step Brewing Guide for White Tea
Note: Steeping time and temperature may vary depending on the type of white tea, personal taste, and brewing technique
1. Heat fresh, filtered water to around 175°F (80°C).
2. Add 1 tablespoon of loose white tea leaves or 1 white tea bag per 8 ounces of water.
3. Let it steep for 2-3 minutes to bring out the delicate flavors.
4. Strain loose leaves or remove the tea bag.
5. Savor the pure, unadulterated taste of white tea.
With Milk (Optional):
1. Follow the same steps for brewing without milk.
2. Add a splash of milk or a dairy-free alternative, such as almond or oat milk, to your brewed white tea.
3. Stir gently to combine the flavors and enjoy the creamy texture and unique taste.
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