Premium Ruby Black Tea #18 (紅玉台茶18號)
- Region: Nantou County
- Harvest: 2021
- Availability: In Stock
Ruby Black Tea (also called Taiwan Assam Tea, Red Jade, Hong Yu or Taiwan tea #18) is a tea tree variety cultivated from Burmese Assam and Taiwanese Chin Xin tea trees. Yuchi planting association improve this tea to the best quality by long term breeding. Ruby Black comes from the big tea county of Nantou, and is grown in Yuchi area near Sun Moon Lake.
It is named Ruby tea because of the bright red tea soup. Ruby tea is rich in flavor with aromas of cinnamon and mint.
This is the best black tea in Taiwan!
Body sensation: awakening and refreshing
Leaves: ruby black medium size leaves
This naturally sweet, aromatic brew has a flavor unlike any other black tea, following cool mint with subtle notes of cinnamon and eucalyptus.
First taste: mint
Middle taste: caramel
Last taste: cinnamon
Ruby 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.
This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can you can vary brewing time from 35s to 5 minutes.
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.
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