Longquan Black Tea (龍泉)
- Region: Hsinchu County
- Harvest: 2023
- Availability: In Stock
Longquan (Long Quan) black tea is classic black tea with more delicate and elegance taste compare with tea from India. Lonquan black tea is from Hsinchu county in North-western Taiwan
This tea is strong-oxidized and hard roasted.
This tea is bright-red, clear and lustrous.
Main difference from traditional (i.e. from India) black tea is that this tea could be brewed up to 7-8 times and taste still very nice.
Tea has rich sweet taste, very refined, without bitterness. You can feel your favorite aroma from black tea with very delicate taste.
Longquan black tea is brewed like you usually brew your favorite black tea.
Use any kind of tea pot, which you like.
Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put about 3 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out, then pour 225-250 ml of boiling water and cover tea pot for 3-5 minutes before serving.
Steep more for more concentrate and deep taste of the tea.
Temperature of boiling water must be about 100°С (212°F).
This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can vary brewing time from 35s to 5 minutes.
You can also use Chinese traditional way of brewing - spilling, using Gaiwan and brew for 3-5 second each time.
Please note, that it is natural tea with high content of active elements, including caffeine, and minerals and some unusual feelings could appear. In that case we recommend decrease quantity of dry leaves and brewing time.