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Produced By He Family

Pioneers and community leaders in Laoshan Village, the He family is one of the first to plant tea on the misty ocean-facing slopes of the Taoist Holy Mountain they call home.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY VEGETAL – soybean, butter lettuce
  • VERY SAVORY – cream, toasted grain
  • FRUITY – cucumber, melon
  • A LITTLE SPICY – wintergreen
Click to watchMr. He in his tea fields
DATE OF PICKING5/15/2017
ELEVATIONsea level
longjing quntiTea Varietal

Mr. He finds that the labor intensive process of hand-twisting Laoshan Bilochun brings out the best balance of sweet aromatics and thick mouthfeel of any processing style, making this his favorite green tea. Processing the classic Laoshan May harvest in this way brings out the rich creamy flavor of fresh spring tea, picked as soon as the greenhouse coverings are removed for the year.

" This year, we were thrilled with the dessert-like creaminess in the He Family’s Bilochun. It felt like sipping on a creamy melon smoothie. We usually don’t taste this much fruit in a Laoshan green, and we loved the results. As we continued steeping out the tea, we started getting more of the traditional roasted barley and soybean flavor that we know and love in Laoshan tea... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

5 g.6-8
oz.
use 175° watersteep 20 secondsresteep many times
add 10 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

5 g.6  oz.use 175° watersteep 10 seconds
add 8 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

5 g.12
 oz.
use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
(8 to 12 hours)
add ice & enjoy

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