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Sun Moon Lake Black Tea / Tea #18 (日月潭紅茶)

  • $28.00


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Premium Taiwan Sun Moon Lake Black Tea (Tea # 18) is rare black (red) tea from Central Taiwan (Yuchi, Nantou County).

Sun Moon Lake is located in Nantou County in Central Taiwan. It is surrounded by mountains. Average temperature is very stable during the whole year and humidity is very high. These all enable tea leaves grow rich and intense.

Leaves: are golden red-brown, wide, stretched and slightly twisted.

This premium Sun Moon Lake Black Tea is packed in metal tin with traditional design.

Taste

Tea has sweet and light mint taste. By taking a sip of hot tea you feel on your tongue light chill and freshness.

Brewing

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.

Boiling temperature is 90-95°C (195-205°F).

Steep more for more concentrate and deep taste of the tea.

Additional information

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.

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.

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