Light and aromatic Anhui Green. Orchid, nocellara green olives, spinach and fresh mowed grass with a light mineral structure.
The tea legend is of a young tea picker in love with a local scholar but forced to marry a wealthy landowner. The night before her wedding, she went to see her scholar love only to find that he had been murdered by the landowner. She cried all night until she turned into rain and the first Maofeng tea tree began to grow.
Huangshan Maofeng is consistently in the top 10 lists of finest Chinese teas. It is spring harvested from the Yellow mountain area of East China, which has the perfect climate and humidity for this tea varietal. It produces a deliciously sweet and fragrant tea full of gentle floral notes.
PLEASE NOTE: This tea is being sold in black rice paper pouches (not in our usual box).
These taster bags are a great way to sample a tea without buying a larger pack. Each taster bag has enough tea leaves to brew a large family pot or can be split in half if you want to make an individual mug of tea. Do not forget to reinfuse your tea according to our brewing guide recommendations. This means that each taster bag will provide around 4-10 mugs depending on the tea selected.
To brew Western style, infuse about 2g (heaped teaspoon) of leaf per 300ml of 80c water for about 2 minutes. You can reinfuse up to 3 times by adding 60 seconds for every subsequent infusion.
To brew Gong fu style, infuse about 5g of leaf per 150ml of 80c water for about 5 seconds. You can reinfuse up to 5 times by adding about 5 seconds for every subsequent infusion.
For details on correct brewing check the Tea Brewing Chart and watch the
Here are just a few known health benefits associated with drinking green tea: Boosts your immune system - Lowers blood sugar levels - Helps prevent cavities and tooth decay - Slows the ageing process - Helps reduce the risk of cancer - Lowers Cholesterol - Aids in weight loss by burning calories - Reduces high blood pressure - Helps prevent arthritis - Reduces the risk of heart disease - Reduces the risk of stroke - Lowers the risk of blood clot.
"Summer is coming, and so are the light clothes and fresh fragrances. To complete the circle I drink green tea. Fresh, light and full of flavour, Misty Peak.
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