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Green Sanctuary: GABA

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About Green Sanctuary: GABA Tea

Produced in an anaerobic environment with lots of nitrogen, this Taiwanese oolong tea is great for meditation enthusiasts.

Evidence of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) helping those with high blood pressure and reducing hyper brain stimulation has been quite the rage in Japan in the last few years.

This Taiwanese tea is somewhat polarizing in the tearoom: those who like it love it, and those who don’t really don’t. GABA Tea is medium-bodied and tastes like an umami-packed mushroom broth and smells of mushroom and seaweed.

Tea Profile

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Chinese Name: 佳葉龍茶
Origin: Pinglin District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Cultivar: Jinxuan
Elevation: ~750 meters
Oxidation: ~40%
Roast Level: Low to None
Flavor Profile: Rainbow Chard, mushroom, roasted sugar cane
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, structured, supple

The Cultivar

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The cultivar of our Green Sanctuary: Gaba is Jinxuan

Brewing Instructions

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These instructions are for reference only, a starting point for brewing this tea. Trust your palate and feel free to experiment.

Quantity of Tea: 6 grams
Quantity of Water: 237 ml / 8 oz
Water Temperature: 212°F / 100°C
Steep Time: ~ 1 - 2 minutes
For more information on how to brew tea check out our brewing guides

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