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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, nok choy, nappa cabbage
  • FLORAL – fennel, lemongrass
  • SAVORY – soy bean, malt, sweet miso
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DATE OF PICKING4/02/16
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
ELEVATIONsea level
longjing quntiTea Varietal

This Bilochun is a pre-Qingming shade-grown harvest picked by the He Family and meticulously hand finished by Mr. He. Every leaf and bud cluster is carefully twisted over consistent heat without the use of machines, yielding a very subtle and complex taste experience with an aftertaste that rivals the finest Dragonwell.

" 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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