Colombia Bitaco Green Tea

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A most unusual green tea with a smooth sweet taste coupled with well defined notes of aniseed which I haven't encountered in any other tea.

From Colombia's only tea garden, located at high elevation in the Bitaco township on the western slope of the Andean mountain range.

The producer Agricola Himalaya are firm believers in social responsibility and have left half of their farmland as forest in addition to numerous investments and programs to aid the community.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth sweet taste
- Well defined notes of aniseed

Harvest: Late February 2016

Origin: Bitaco, La Cumbre, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Organic: Certified organic by EcoCert S.A.
Altitude: 1,800-2,050m

Variety: Blend of assamica, sinensis and cambodian

Sourced: Direct from the producer Agricola Himalaya
Percentage of price going back to the producer: 20%+

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 80°C/176°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 60-90 seconds

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

Video courtesy of Agricola Himalaya:



Type: Green Tea