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Taiping Houkui-Monkey King-Nie Jian #2

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Taiping Houkui-Monkey King-Nie Jian #2

$11.75

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SKU: ESG-ANH-016

This Hou Kui is a high grade tea grown in Taiping County. Purely handmade by tea masters. From plucking, sorting, tidying tea strips to baking. The tea is characterized by high fragrance in the first brew, strong taste in the second brew and light fragrance in the third and fourth brews.
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This Hou Kui is a high grade tea grown in Taiping County. Purely handmade by tea masters. From plucking, sorting, tidying tea strips to baking.
The dry leaves are curly and thick. Dark green in color with slender red vein. Each piece contains one downy bud and two leaves.
The traditional hand-made process give this tea a pouring-persist characteristic. The aroma is fresh and elegant. The tea soup is pure and cool in taste. You could easily give it a longer re-steep without feeling any bitter at all.

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SKU ESG-ANH-016
Chinese Name 太平猴魁(tài píng hóu kuí )
Other Names Monkey Chief, Monkey King, Monkey tea, Houkui
Grade Nonpareil
Shape Sword
Growing Area Lu Xi Keng Village, Taiping County, Anhui Province.
Harvest Period Around Gu Yu, April 20th.
Processing Technique Non-fermenting Tea, Kill Green(Deactivation)→Sorting and tidying tea strips→Desiccation(Baking)
Appearance Two sides of the leaves embracing one hidden bud, gray-green color, rich fuzz.
Aroma The aroma is fresh and elegant
Liquor Verdurous, pure and cool.
Tasting Notes The traditional hand-made process give this tea a pouring-persist characteristic. The aroma is fresh and elegant. The tea soup is pure and cool in taste. You could easily give it a longer re-steep without feeling any bitter at all.
Teaware Glass Pot, Glass(Tumbler), Porcelain Cup
Water Temperature 80℃(176℉)~85℃(185℉)
Steeping Instructions 1. Wash and warm-up a 100-150ml glass cup and 5-8g tea. 2. Vertically place the long leaves into the cup with the leaf root down to the bottom of the cup. 3. Tilting the glass into a 45 degree angle. 4. Pour the hot water into the tilted glass along it
Storage Seal tightly, store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight and odour.
Country of Manufacture China
Price $11.75
Packing & Weight 50g~500g/bag. Default packing with aluminium coated kraft paper bag.

Reviews

  1. all in all a very enjoyable tea to drink in any time of the day! Review by Andreas
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    The Nie jian#2 is excellent, waaa, "OK" that was a lovely green tea, realy refreshing an excellent taste, of grassiness and yet soft and playful in your mouth, very calming and yet intensify , its a really worth buying tea i liked it a lot tried it 2-3 times until now of course not to the last brew, but the taste becomes calmer as your mouth gets used to the first brewing, all in all a very enjoyable tea to drink in any time of the day! (Posted on 12/10/2015)

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