My second time with this tea. This time I cold brewed it in a 1 qt mason jar overnight (roughly 8 hours). No fancy infuser needed. Just add 8 grams of leaves to about a 3/4 full mason jar. It’s a beautiful presentation. Unlike in hot water, the leaves retain their flat-pressed shape in the cold water for hours, and a gentle swirl of the jar creates a beautiful display. Even overnight, the leaves are still stretched out and not wilted into a pile at the bottom of the jar.
The liquor is very pale green with no cloudiness. It is in the 90’s, today, so I sweetened this and added lemon for a cool refreshing drink. I will try it again without the lemon to get a true idea of the flavor profile, but with the lemon it has a definite peachy, apricot flavor with almost no vegetal note. The cold brewing seems to push the vegetal notes present in hot brewing toward the apricot, dried fruit flavor.
Flavors: Apricot, Dried Fruit, Peach