Competition Winner Honey Black Tea from Nangang District (limited offer)
- Region: New Taipei City
- Harvest: Spring 2018
- Availability: Pre-Order
This tea is out of stock. Contact us to pre-order the winner of the competition of 2019.
Honey black tea is a rare black tea from the biological tea farm in Nangang district, a village situated in the northern Taiwan in New Taipei City.
Farm owner combined the traditional black tea making with production of Oriental Beauty tea, when buds and leaves are bitten by the Jacobiasca formosana (one kind of insect live in tea farms) and then the tea will have a special sweet taste. Because of this insect, farmers do not use any insecticide. As a result, tea is totally natural and organic.This is very special for its taste and limited kind of tea.
Leaves: are golden red-brown, wide, stretched and slightly twisted.
Tea has sweet and honey taste and aroma with fruits and cinnamon notes.
You can use any kind of tea pot, but porcelain tea pot suits much better.
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.
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.