2021 Huang Shan Mao Feng – Green Tea – NEW

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The leafs of Dragon Well is flat and the taste is refreshing, sweet and delicate with exquisite fragrance.

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Huangshan Mao Feng Tea is one of the most famous green tea produced in the south-eastern Anhui province of China.

Huangshan Mao Feng Tea’s English translation is “Yellow Mountain Fur Peak” due to the small white hairs which cover the leaves and the shape of the processed leaves which resemble the peak of a mountain. Just like many premium green teas, the best teas are picked in the early spring before China’s Qingming Festival. When picking the tea, only the new tea buds and the leafs next to the bud are picked. It is said by local tea farmers that the leaves resemble orchid buds.

The making process of the tea includes a pan-frying step that drys the leafs and adds a toasty flavor to it. Huangshan Maofeng tea is sweet and has thick, velvety flavor, no hint of astringent with long-lasting sweet aftertaste.

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25g, 100g, 250g

Preparation

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Westen-style steeping

  • uses large teapots (500ml or bigger)
  • uses a large quantity of water and a small quantity of tea
  • time in the water for the tea is long – steep times of 2-5 minutes depending on the tea
  • some teas can be successfully be re-steeped but the taste will be thin and light due to the large amount of water used in this method
  1. Warm the pot with hot water and discard.
  2. Add water of approximately 85⁰C, or between 75⁰C. – 85⁰C/167°F – 185°F.
  3. Add 1g of tea leaves for every 50 ml of water.
  4. Allow the tea to infuse for about 2 minutes.
  5. Pour the liquor into a serving pitcher and decant completely.

Asian-style steeping

  • uses small teapots (10 ounces/280 ml or less) or a gaiwan (3-6 ounces/85-170 ml)
  • uses a small quantity of water and a large quantity of tea
  • time in the water for the tea is very short – steep times are 30 seconds to 1 minute
  • tea is re-steeped multiple times to reveal a different facet of flavor each time. Flavor will be rich in dimension and very full bodied due to the ratio of tea to water
  1. Boil Your Water and let it cool down to 175°F/80⁰C.
  2. Pre-heat the gaiwan
  3. Add your loose leaf to your empty gaiwan.
  4. Measure Your Loose Leaf tea approx. 2-3 gram.
  5. Next, add your loose leaf to your empty gaiwan.
  6. Brew the Wash Steeping is optional for green tea. Avoid pouring your water directly onto the tea leaves.
  7. First Steeping.
  8. Resteep multiple times, until the leafs are out of flavor.

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