Dian Hong (Black tea) 2021
Dian Hong is a Black/Red Tea from Yunnan province in China collected in March 2021.
The tea liquor is bright red in colour with a natural sweet honeyaroma and aftertaste
Water temperature: 95°C (Boil water to 100°C then wait a few mins for it to cool down).
Leaf to water ratio: 1g per 100ml.
Brewing time: About 2 minutes.
Adjust the leaf to water ratio if you prefer to shorten the infusion time or for a lighter and stronger taste.
Water temperature: 95°C
Leaf to water ratio: 4g per 100ml.
Brewing time: About 10 seconds for the first 3 infusions.
After each infusion, the tea leaves must be filtered well and kept without water to prevent the leaves from becoming stewed and overcooked;
In China and other East Asian countries Black Tea is known as Red Tea which refers to the colour of the infusion and the wet tea leaves. The term “Black Tea” in China is commonly used to classify post-fermented teas, also known as cooked Puer.