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16 tea bags/0.84oz
Pure Yaupon Holly. Naturally caffeinated and organic, the American Green has a light bodied, crisp taste with grassy notes that truly encapsulates the freshness of Yaupon Brother’s teas. The American Green blend is the best way to get the full flavor of Yaupon. One of the most historic blends for Yaupon Brothers, American Green represents how the Indigenous Tribes consumed tea in their every-day life.
A unique things about Yaupon Holly tea is that it is tannin-free and naturally sweet, so you can drink it without adding sugar, and you do not have to worry about over-steeping. You can leave the bag in the cup and enjoy several cups (recommended 3 servings) from just one sachet, just continue to add hot water.
2 Hungry Birds – Sanne: This is a great place to start, if you are new to yaupon tea. A really versatile tea that tastes good, both hot and iced, and also works well as a base for tea cocktails.
Eco-Tube including 16 sachets/0.84oz (24g)
Brew at 212ºF for at least 5 minutes
Ingredients: Organic Yaupon Holly
Yaupon is an ancient, historic tea, made from the leaves of a tree called Yaupon Holly, which is the only naturally caffeinated plant in North America. The tea is rich in antioxidants and has caffeine levels similar to Asian green tea, but Yaupon Holly does not contain tannins, which is what causes the bitterness found in ordinary tea. The Yaupon Brothers tea is wild-harvested in certified organic forests in Florida without the use of fertilizers, pesticides or chemicals of any kind, and watered from natural rainfall.
Yaupon Brothers American Tea Company was founded in 2015 by two brothers, Bryon and Kyle White and former mentor-turned-business-partner, Mark Steele.
Yaupon teas are a true labor of love. Each leaf is hand-plucked, carefully dried or fire-roasted, graded and milled, and hand-packed in the Yaupon Brothers facility in Edgewater, Florida. Yaupon Brothers has a policy of transparency, and no aspect of production is outsourced. Quality combines with nature’s special touch in East Central Florida, where Yaupon trees are ancient and very special.