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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 – matcha, sweet cabbage
  • SAVORY – soy bean, malt
  • FLORAL – fennel, mint
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DATE OF PICKING4/08/17
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
ELEVATIONsea level
longjing quntiTea Varietal

This Bilochun is an early 2017 spring harvest, grown under two layers of green house protection and hand picked by the He Family. The small buds and tender leaves are meticulously hand finished by turning and curling over gentle heat. The gentle turning of each leaf and bud cluster yields a very subtle and complex taste experience with an aftertaste that rivals fine Dragonwell. This is Mr. He's favorite tea of the spring season.

" Over several days this Spring, Mr. and Mrs. He walked us through the intensive processes involved in making Laoshan Green Tea, and we documented each step to share with you. ... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

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

Gongfu

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

Iced/Cold

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

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