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TEA INFUSION GUIDE

The optimum steep will differ for each tea. This is the point where the full flavour of the tea is released without imparting tannic or bitter flavours into the water.

CLASSIC SELECTION

Classic selection is a premium version of the classic teas consumed daily. These teas are bought direct from growers and are shipped monthly to ensure maximum freshness.

Tea Type Temperature Dosage (gm/100ml) Infusion Time

English Breakfast

Black

90

1.3g

4 min, 30sec

Orange Pekoe

Black

90

1.3g

4 min, 30sec

Irish Breakfast

Black

90

1.4g

4 min

Earl Grey

Black

90

1.3g

4 min, 15sec

Masala Chai

Black

90

1.4g

3 min, 30sec

Gunpowder Green

Green

85

1.4g

2 min, 30sec

China Sencha

Green

85

1.4g

2 min, 30sec

Oolong Green

Oolong

90

1.9g

3 min, 30sec

Peppermint

Herbal

90

1.2g

2 min, 30sec

Tulsi & Rose

Herbal

90

1.2g

4 min

Chamomile Flowers

Herbal

90

1.2g

3 min

Lemongrass & Ginger

Herbal

95

1.2g

4 min, 30sec

LPF

Herbal

90

1.2g

2 min, 30sec

Rooibos

Red

95

1.2g

4 min

Relaxing Herbs

Herbal

90

1.2g

3 min, 30sec

PREMIUM SELECTION

Tea Type Temp Dosage (gm/100ml) Infusion Time #1 Infusion Time #2

White Supreme

White

86

1.6g

2 min

2 min

Liu Bao

Puerh

94

1.6g

45 sec

43 sec

Longjing

Green

83

1.4g

2 min, 20sec

2 min, 2sec

Yuzu Kukicha

Green

85

1.5g

50 sec

45 sec

Genmaicha

Green

90

1.5g

1 min, 5sec

x

Jasmine Dragon Pearls

Green

89

1.6g

1 min, 15sec

1 min

Ysuhan

Oolong

92

2.6g

2 min, 20sec

1 min, 50sec

Gaba

Oolong

92

2.6g

2 min, 10sec

2 min, 10 sec

Giddapahar Darjeeling

Black

89

1.5g

1 min, 50sec

1 min, 45 sec

Assam TRES #8 Hong Cha

Black

89

1.6g

2 min

2 min

Premium selection are single estate teas sourced from the finest tea gardens. This range is sourced via direct trade and is chosen as a process of elimination from the Somage tasting team annually. This unique range is suitable for venues that are serious about serving truly great tea but can also be a permanent fixture for your menu.

RESERVE SELECTION

Reserve selection teas are the rarest and most highly prized teas in the world. This ephemeral range is sourced via direct trade and is chosen as a process of elimination from the Somage tasting team harvested and sourced between May - July. Available only once a year.

Tea Type Temp Dosage (gm/100ml) Infusion Time #1 Infusion Time #2

Supreme White Monkey

Green

89

1.4g

1 min, 15 sec

1 min, 20 sec

Jade Dew (Gyokuro)

Green

81

1.6g

1 min, 20 sec

1 min, 20 sec

Red Cloake Grande

Oolong

93

2.6g

1 min, 45 sec

1 min, 20 sec

Eight Immortals

Oolong

93

2.6g

2 min, 40sec

1 min, 20 sec

Wild Ancient

Black

87

1.6g

1 min, 50sec

1 min, 20 sec

Wild Lapsang Souchong

Black

94

2.6g

2 min, 30sec

1 min, 20 sec

Zealong Premium

Black

90

1.4g

2 min, 5 sec

1 min, 20 sec

Orange Osmanthus

Herbal

90

1.2g

1 min, 40 sec

1 min, 20 sec

Ceremonial Matcha

Matcha

70

1g