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Taiping Houkui

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A hand rolled style of one of China's best green tea. This spring we visited the lakeside village that makes this special tea. It was great to see the ladies hand roll the large leaves and before they flattened out in a press. Most Taiping Houkui is now made by machine, so it is nice to this hand rolled traditional green tea. 

Ingredients: Green tea.

Please note: that it there is only one ounce per unit. We put it in a large bag to make sure the large leaves remain full.

Directions: Please put 2-3 grams (10-15 large leaves) in a heat resistant glass or teapot, add 175º hot water and steep for 3 to 4 minutes. 

    Mike's Tea Ratings

    1
    Briskness
    2
    Body
    1
    Aroma
    Details: A hand rolled style of one of China's best green tea.
    Dry Leaves: Large, vibrant green leaves that have been pressed flat.
    Liquor: Pale lima bean green.
    Aroma: Honey and sweet floral notes of violets, undertones of wet hay and steamed green beans.
    Flavors: Steamed green beans, with a touch of lemon to clarify the flavors.
    Caffeine Level:
    Caffeinated
    Body: Light-bodiedº
    Brewing Time:
    3 minutes
    Brewing Temp: 175º
    Details: A hand rolled style of one of China's best green tea.
    Dry Leaves: Large, vibrant green leaves that have been pressed flat.
    Liquor: Pale lima bean green.
    Aroma: Honey and sweet floral notes of violets, undertones of wet hay and steamed green beans.
    Flavors: Steamed green beans, with a touch of lemon to clarify the flavors.
    Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
    Body: Light-bodied
    Brewing Time: 3 minutes
    Brewing Temp: 175º