Yuchi Black Tea (魚池鄉紅茶)
- Region: Nantou County
- Harvest: 2023
- Availability: In Stock
Yuchi black tea grows in Central Taiwan (Yuchi, Nantou county). This tea came to Taiwan from India, but due to unique climate of Taiwan Nantou county, taste of this tea is more delicate and elegance compare with tea from India.
This tea is strong-oxidized and hard roasted.
Leaves: are golden brown, wide, stretched and slightly twisted.
This tea comes from alpine plantation and hund cut.
This tea is bright-red, clear and lustrous. It differs from Indian blacktea, which is very dark brew is lower in quality.
Tea has rich sweet taste, very refined, without bitterness. You can feel your favorite aroma from black tea with very delicate taste.
Yuchi black tea is brewing 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 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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