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Hong Shui

Hong Shui

$4.00 $7.00

Hong Shui, a once traditional way of producing Dong Ding oolongs, translates to “Red Water” in Mandarin. Dong Ding oolong teas aren’t often produced in this manner anymore, which is why there is a label for teas that are.

Like the last batch of Hong Shui we had, this particular lot is a collaboration between two families. The tea was harvested and produced in Mei Shan, in April, by Mr. Huang. This particular lot was a custom order by one of my tea suppliers; Yu-wen. It was roasted by her, prior to shipping.

Producer: Mr. Huang
Harvest: April, 2017
Origin: Mei Shan, Chiayi & Mingjian, Nantou, Taiwan
Cultivar: Jin Xuan
What we taste: Caramel, Melon, Berry
Recommended brewing:
6g of tea; 8oz of water
90 degrees celcius
1.5 minute first infusion

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