Keemun Hao Ya A Black Tea
Keemun Hao Ya A is one of the highest grades of Chinese black teas. Produced in the Qimen County in the Anhui Province of China, this tea brews to a gorgeous copper color with golden highlights. Aromatic and lush toasted peach notes compliment the oaky undertones of this complex yet subtle tea.
Appearance: very small, wiry budsets, dark grey-black in color, with little contrasting tip
Manufacture: orthodox hong cha manufacture
Flavor: robust, deep, brisk with some subtle minerality
Aroma: pungent, chewy raisin-y, dry fruits aroma
Liquor: deep copper liquor tinged with some crimson edges
1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.
2. Warm your teapot with a little hot water, discard, place your tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.
3. Heat water to rolling boil (212°). Steep 1 teaspoon (2.5 g/8 oz. cup) up to 5 minutes.
*Vary time according to taste, & remember that steeping tea leaves beyond 5 mins does not contribute to flavor, only bitterness.
Brief Health Informations
Keemun Hao Ya A black tea is fully oxidised, and so does not have the same level of antioxidants as our Green or White teas. However it still makes a great healthy tea to drink, especially if drunk with no or minimal milk and sugar, and provides a great natural source of fluoride and other vitamins.Great source of antioxidants, which have been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, may aid in lowering cholestero.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Karina Garcia is sales manager of JK Tea Shop, authentic Chinese Loose Leaf tea supplier, for more information, please visit our website at: jkteashop.com