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Black Tea Brew Guide

This article can help you better understand the brewing of black tea and restore the best taste of black tea.If you still have questions, please contact support@lapsangstore.com or message lapsangstore on instgram/Twitter (@lapsangstore).

Black tea is best brewed with pure water to best reflect its aroma and taste. When brewing, the water should be flushed high and the soup should be pour out quickly, so that the tea soup is sweet and refreshing, not sour or bitter. The black tea of Zhengshantang does not need to be washed.

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  • Single Bud Black Tea
  • Leaf Black Tea

Single Bud Black Tea

Step 1: Boil water, prepare water that stops boiling at 100°C
Step 2: Warm the cup, add 1/3 of the water to the empty cover bowl and pour it out,increase the temperature of the cover bowl with boiling water to stimulate the aroma of the tea, and rinse the tea set by the way.
Step 3: Put the tea, while the gaiwan is warm, put the tea into gaiwan.
Step 4: Shake the gaiwan, gently shake the bowl from side to side twice.
Step 5: Smell the fragrance, the aroma of black tea is quiet, open a small mouth and smell it carefully.
Step 6: Brewing, the first water injection starts from the lower left corner and rushes clockwise to eighth full. When all the tea leaves are soaked, the fragrance dissolves in the soup. If there is a long interval between brewing, the water temperature may decrease, please boil the water again.
Step 7: Pour the soup, 1-3 course fast rush out, do not soak for a long time. 4-6 courses soak for 5-10s, 6-10 courses about 15s. The more times of brewing, the longer the soaking time, in order to ensure the stability of the tea soup. Its tea soup is golden, translucent and shiny. Jinjunmei black tea can be brewed more than 12 times, and it is fragrant and sweet.
Step 8: Divide the tea soup, evenly divide the tea soup into each tea cup.
Step 9: taste, smell the aroma, observe the color of the soup, and taste.

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Single Bud Black Tea

The brewing water temperature of leaf black tea is lower than that of tea buds, and the brewing time is faster than that tea buds, so it is not easy to be sour. Leaf tea generally has a higher aroma and richer taste than bud tea.

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Step 1: Boil water, prepare water that around 95°C.
Step 2: Warm the cup, add 1/3 of the water to the empty cover bowl and pour it out,increase the temperature of the cover bowl with boiling water to stimulate the aroma of the tea, and rinse the tea set by the way.
Step 3: Put the tea, while the gaiwan is warm, put the tea into gaiwan.
Step 4: Shake the gaiwan, gently shake the bowl from side to side twice.
Step 5: Smell the fragrance, the aroma of black tea is quiet, open a small mouth and smell it carefully.
Step 6: Brewing, the first water injection starts from the lower left corner and rushes clockwise to eighth full. When all the tea leaves are soaked, the fragrance dissolves in the soup. If there is a long interval between brewing, the water temperature may decrease, please boil the water again.
Step 7: Pour the soup, 1-4 course rush out, do not soak for a long time.5-7 courses soak for 5-10s, 7-10 courses about 15s. The more times of brewing, the longer the soaking time, in order to ensure the stability of the tea soup. Its tea soup is orange-yellow translucent and shiny.
Step 8: Divide the tea soup, evenly divide the tea soup into each tea cup
Step 9: Taste, smell the aroma, observe the color of the soup, and taste.

JunMei China 骏眉中国 Teaware Gift Box[TS14]

Brand: Junmei China

White Porcelain Tea Cups.

Including:

Cups: 8

Lidded Tea Cup: 1 Cup, 3 Components.

Capacity:120ml

Size: height 5.5cm, width 9.2cm, bottom 5cm

Gong Dao Cup: 1 Cups

Tea Filter: 1 Set, 2 Components.

Dark blue gift box, easy to take, low-profile and calm

Suitable occasions: daily tea drinking, office tea drinking, holiday gift

"Chinese white" (BLANC DE CHINE) is the French praise of the Ming Dynasty Dehua white porcelain, considered to be the best Chinese porcelain. The white porcelain has a crystal-like jade texture and smooth glaze, so it is known as "ivory white" and so on. This bowl has an open-mouth design, which makes the soup flow smoothly and does not burn your hands, making it ideal for beginners.

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