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    Handmade Tea Hoppiness is Happiness

    Country of Origin: not listed Leaf Appearance: deep green, needle like. lots of apricot pieces Ingredients: pan fried green tea, apricots, common hops Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 180 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup and mesh infuser Liquor: very pale Each month’s shipment from +Handmade Tea brings an unexpected surprise and April was no different. I have never seen hops (yes, the kind used to make beer) in a tea before. The green tea was mellow and vegetal without no bitterness. Apricots are not usually something I enjoy but they added a fruity sweetness without being overwhelming. I was really glad that each ship includes mini tins of three ingredients because it allowed me to…