People always say that aged pu’erh tea is drinkable antique. For green, black and oolong tea, we all prefer every year’s new teas, not only because of the fresh taste and aroma of new tea, but also because the best drinking period of these teas is relatively limited. But for pu’erh tea, many of us may choose three-year, five-year, ten-year or even older tea. A series of labels of pu’erh tea such as “the aged the better”, “the aged tea tastes better and more valuable” have been heard by both newcomers and experienced tea lovers. So, can pu’erh tea really be “the aged the better? What factors that determine this quality? Let’s discuss it together.
According to the fixation process, green tea can be divided into 4 subcategories: steamed, pan-fried, baked-dried, and sun-dried. Let’s have a quick look at the different processing styles that define the quality of a wonderful cup of green tea.
Whether a tea can make multiple infusions is often one of the factors we evaluate a tea’s quality, but it is not an absolute factor. Different types of tea have different features, so there are actually many factors can decide whether a tea is infusion-enduring. Known about these factors can help us to estimate how many steeps a tea can be brewed.
Yellow tea is one of the six tea categories, which becomes increasingly rare in China. Then how much do you know about yellow tea? We will briefly introduce the yellow tea to you.
Processing tea with machine is the making method that most businesses will use on the market, which can not only maintain the standard taste and quality, but also save time and save a lot of labor. But why do many people still pursue full handmade tea? Because it has the factor that machine can not be replaced – people.
This article gives a brief introduction of the development of traditional tea processing methods in ancient China and their characteristics.
The making of White Tea is very special. It is not roasted and rolled. Tea leaves are covered with white pekoe. White Tea is produced in Fuding, Zhenghe, Jianyang, Songxi and so on. Silver Needle White Tea is a kind of high quality White Tea, has elegant appearance and brisk mellow taste.
Black tea is the fully fermented sort. It is well-known around the world. Featured as red liquid and red leaf, black tea has mellow flavor. High grade black tea often carries fruity and flower fragrance. Regular drinking is good to your health. There are history records saying that the origin place of black tea is in China. By the time China open its gate to the world, black tea began to be known by the world.
Flowering teas, or sometimes called “blooming teas”, are a combination of tea leaves and various types of flowers such as
Globe Amaranth, Marigold, Lily and Jasmine, skillfully tied together into bundles that are painstakingly designed to unfurl into beautiful, artful shapes when brewed. Given this, they should be brewed directly in a tall clear glass or glass teapot, so you can enjoy both the taste and the artistic display.
Tie guan yin is a type of Oolong tea , and this tea is semi-fermented. Making oolong tea is complicated, and takes a lot of skill. It retains green tea’s sweet and fragrant smell, while and it also reminds you of black tea’s strong fragrance and mellow flavors.
Chinese people started to drink green tea since the Zhou Dynasty, which has a history over 3,000 years. Do you know how green tea is produced， Let’s try to find out.