Traditional Chinese Method
Grown in Wuyishan, Fujian, China, within the Wuyishan ecological reserve. The specific name of this tea is QI Dan, and its grown 600 meters above elevation. This tea has won many awards for its great flavor from roasting techniques by the Li family. The Li family is also known for its sustainable farming and helping to preserve the land. According to a well known legend it is said that a farmer had saved an emperor’s wife, so he sent symbolic red robes to thank the farmer. With such honor, the farmer named the tea “Big Red Robe.”
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The Impact from Your Purchase
You are supporting the Li family who are suistainable farmers that grows tea within an ecological reserve. With your support they are able to continue to practice their sustainable farming methods as well as traditions that will be passed on.
To top things off every purchase plants one tree in efforts to help with reforestation.
Thank you for your support.
There are several ways to brew this tea. Each style brings out different flavors.
Gongfu brewing directions
Tea amount: 7 grams
Water amount and temperature: 6 ounces at 208 degrees
Steeping directions: 6 seconds
Resteeping directions: several times each infusion adding 10 seconds
Western brewing directions
Tea amount: 1 teaspoon
Water amount and temperature: 6-8 ounces at 208 degrees
Steeping directions: 20 seconds
Resteeping directions: Resteep several times each infusion adding 10 seconds
For those who like iced tea
Cold brewing directions
Tea amount: 4 grams
Water amount and temperature: 12 ounces at room temperature
Steeping directions: Place in jar in fridge overnight or 8-12 hours
Add ice and enjoy.