Lapsang Souchong

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Description

Smoked Lapsang Souchong has long been a favourite black tea in many European countries and in America. This tea is treasured for its unique smoky flavour and aroma, which is achieved through drying the tea leaves over pine-log fires.

Benefits:

 

Taste:

This tea is strong with a smoky fragrance and taste. The lingering aftertaste has a somewhat cooling effect on the tongue.

Brewing:

This Black tea is suitable any kind of tea pot, but we suggested Gaiwan suits much better.

Brewing methods:

2 Brewing methods:
  1. Traditional KungFu Tea:
    1. Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put 4-6 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out.
    2. Then pour boiling water (100°C / 212°F) and cover tea pot for 15-25 second for first serving, the tea must totally separate after time out.
    3. Next infusion can be add extra 10-20 sec on each, up till 5 to 6 infusions.
  2. Regular big teapot:
    1. Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put 6-8 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out.
    2. Then pour boiling water (100°C / 212°F) and cover tea pot for 1-2 minutes for first serving, the tea must totally separate after time out.
    3. Next infusion can be add extra 1 min on each, only up till 2 to 3 infusions.

Additional information:

This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can you can vary brewing time from 20 sec to 5 minutes.

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.

Origin:

Wuyi Mountains, Fujian Province, China

 Harvest/Produced:

2019

 

 

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