Details: This is the green tea that many of us and our parents grew up with; many of us crave its roasted and assertive flavors. It is made from the tougher leaves that are fixed green, and then fired for an extended period in a hot rotating oven.
Dry Leaves: Grayish green leaves rolled into a semi-circle. It is easy to see where the name "Chun Mee," comes from; it means "eyebrows."
Liquor: Bright yellow.
Aroma: Definitely charred vegetal aromas.
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: Medium bodied from heavy roasting.
Flavors: The flavor of leeks that have been left on the grill for a very long time.
Brewing Time: 2 to 3 minutes
Brewing Temp: 175° Fº