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Fermentation of Teas

Fermentation of Teas

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

Fermented tea is a class of tea that has undergone a process of fermentation. Fresh tea leaves goes through withering, rolling, fermentation and drying to become Maocha, after further processes the fermented teas are produced. In some degree, fermented tea doesn't hurt our stomach, it helps regulate the blood lipid and blood glucose, even accelerates digestion. One method of classifying teas is based on the degree of fermentation: light-fermented, semi-fermented, fully-fermented and post-fermented.

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How to make Lapsang souchong

How to make Lapsang souchong

by Brooke Davis April 23, 2016

Different from other black teas, Lapsang Souchong has more absorption of smoke and also more loss of the delicate flavor. The dry leaves, different from other teas, has a fantastic pine smoky scent to them complementing to some dry longan aroma. Even after several steeps, high-quality smoked Lapsang Souchong still can yield longan flavor.

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Main Steps of Making Tan Yang Gong Fu

Main Steps of Making Tan Yang Gong Fu

by Brooke Davis April 23, 2016

Surrounded by mountains and near sea, Fu’an City is the hometown of Tan Yang Gong Fu Black Tea. Located in subtropical zone and widely spread with thick, humus-riched, red and yellow earths, this region provides ideal natural conditions for tea growing due to the humid, misty and warm weather. All these conditions contribute to excellent tea characterized its good quality.

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The Best Time For Picking Pu-erh Tea

The Best Time For Picking Pu-erh Tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

During the early hours of dawn, while the first rays of sun begin to shine from the distant horizon and another day begins, the tea farmers have already long ago begun their work plucking Pu-erh tea from the tea fields.  They watch the beautiful Chinese sunrise as the sun's first rays brighten the fields of tea trees.

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Making Process of Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea

Making Process of Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

Tie guan yin is a type of Oolong tea , and this tea is semi-fermented.  Making oolong tea is complicated, and takes a lot of skill.  It retains green tea’s sweet and fragrant smell, while and it also reminds you of black tea’s strong fragrance and mellow flavors.  Top grade Iron Goddess has curly strips that are fat, round, heavy leaves that are a sandy green color that look like the head of a dragonfly.

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How to process green tea

How to process green tea

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

Green tea is the least processed among the six types of Chinese tea.  It undergoes the least amount of oxidation.  The shorter processing gives green tea a lighter flavor than black tea.  Also result in the high catechins content, which is why it is so good for you.

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Pu-erh Cake Tea process

Pu-erh Cake Tea process

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

Nowadays Pu-erh tea is more and more popular both in China and Western Countries.  Many people are interested in the process of both loose Pu-erh and Compressed Pu-erh.  In this article we will show the steps of Pu-erh cake process to all tea enthusiasts.

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