Amsterdam Tea Room

Autumn Pear


Tasting Notes: Jammy, Fruity, Pear, Warm Spice

Ingredients: Organic white tea, hibiscus, pear pieces, strawberry, black tea, allspice, clove, fennel, cinnamon, liquorice root, ginger, black pepper, rose petals.

Origin: China, Kenya, blend of various dried fruits and herbs from Canada, USA, Thailand and Spain

Caffeine Content: Low

Water Temperature: 185 F / 85 C

Steep Time: 3-5 minutes

Suggested Serving: 2 tsp/8oz

Autumn pears and spices are a match made in tea heaven! A delight for cool fireside nights, or fall mornings- imagine baked pear tart, or pear-apple crumble. The warm spice blend combined with sweet pear and apples perfectly compliments the pure mellow white tea. Incredibly rich in taste, our Autumn Pear tea is a wonderfully balanced blend of cinnamon spice, seasonal fruit and imperial Chinese white peony tea.


15  / 50g

30 / 100g

Silver Needle Bai Hao Yin Zhen

Tasting Notes: dried apricots, subtle smoke and woodsy.

Ingredients: Organic white tea

Origin: China

Region: Fujian Province

Caffeine Content: Low

Water Temperature: 185ºF / 85ºC

Steep Time: 3-5 minutes

Suggested Serving: 1.5 tsp/8oz

Bai Hao Yin Zhen Silver Needle is classified in the top ten superior Chinese teas! It is grown and produced in the northern district of Fujian province in China. A beloved Chinese favourite, the western world is just beginning to appreciate this fine treasure! Picked in the early April harvest, our Bai Hao Yin Zhen Silver Needle is a premium young white tea. Our luxury young silver needle tea is delicate, and a refined tea drinking experience. It has a naturally sweet taste similar to dried apricots, and a slight smoky, woodsy fragrance that complements its light body.

Bai Hao Yin Zhen Silver Needle is renowned for its wide range of health benefits! The stresses of daily life and a poor diet can bring about early signs of aging but white tea may reduce fine lines and wrinkles- keeping your skin young and healthy looking! It is also rich in antioxidants, which can help to neutralise the effects of harmful free radicals.


$15 / 25g

$30 / 50g

$60 / 100g


Pai Mu Tan

Tasting Notes: Clear slightly pale cup with a fresh aroma and a smooth velvety flavour. Delicate jammy notes reminiscent of Keemun or a mild Bordeaux

Ingredients: Organic white tea

Origin: China

Region: Fujian Province

Caffeine Content: Medium

Water Temperature: 185 F / 85 C

Steep Time: 3-5 minutes

Suggested Serving: 1.5 tsp/8oz

It wasn’t until the 1890’s that China began exporting White teas! The reason for this change in the industry came after 1885 when varietals of tea were isolated to make Silver Needle and other specialty white teas like this Pai Mu Tan.
Prior to this development, there simply wasn’t enough white tea to go around. In fact, for much of the time since it was developed during the T’ang Dynasty, (618-907 AD) White teas were reserved for members of the Imperial Courts. The reason was simple. White tea was, and still is, considered a true tea owing to the fact that it undergoes so little processing. This fact, coupled with its delicate flavour meant that it was pure enough for the elite of society.
Since the early days of white tea export, the process by which the tea is made has largely remained unchanged – the fresh leaf is delivered to the factory on foot, withered, lightly rolled and then dried naturally – no further processing required.  This organic Pai Mu Tan is an excellent example of this simplicity of production. The leaf is full and ranges in colour from pale green to silvery with lots of nice tips. The contrast between the leaves gives the tea a very natural look that in turn gives way to a very pure, natural cup. Rounder and more full-bodied than Silver Tip grade, Pai Mu Tan produces a cup that dazzles with subtle layers of peach and floral notes.


$13 / 50g

$26 / 100g