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Mississippi Belle

The Great Mississippi Tea Co. Oolong

This U.S. farm-to-table oolong is from The Great Mississippi Tea Company. The tea liquor is light gold.   

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  • Ingredients
    • 3g per 8 oz of water, 190°F, 4 min
    • More mature tea leaves are plucked, which contain more aromatics. The floral notes are reminiscent of a high mountain Taiwanese oolong. An unforgettable tea! The same tea leaves can be steeped a second time. Add an additional minute for the second steeping.  
    • Jason McDonald and Timothy Gipson, pioneers in artisanal U.S. farm-to-table teas, have invested considerable time and effort in producing Black Magnolia black tea and Mississippi Queen green tea, two of the first great American teas!
    • The world's foremost tea propagation experts and horticulturists from Mississippi State University assisted them in securing and planting dozens of different tea cultivar plants from around the world to determine which plants would grow and produce flavorful teas in the terroir of central Mississippi.  
    • Jason McDonald is a descendant of Daniel Boone and is a Kentucky Colonel, the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky. Jason and Timothy own land in Hawaii and are growing tea there as well.
    • Any simply prepared, shrimp, oyster, or fresh fish from the Gulf. Also delicious with scallops, lobster, sushi, and sashimi. 
    • Simply prepared chicken 
    • Mississippi sweet potato pie
    • Delicious with mild triple-crème cheese!
    • Chocolate desserts, bread pudding, Café du Monde-style beignets, and any cream-based dessert
  • 100% oolong tea from The Great Mississippi Tea Company, Brookhaven, Mississippi