Weight: 200g cake (7 oz) Type: Raw Pu-erh (unfermented) Grade: 1-3 Production area: Lincang Prefecture, Yunnan Province
BingDao has become a highly regarded tea producing region in recent years, pushing its tea price to all time highs. This tea is actually made from arbor trees in the tea mountains adjacent to BingDao (thus, "Little BingDao"). It is, nonetheless, a high quality tea without the heavy price tag.
Taste characteristics: This tea possesses the right amount of bitterness which is essential to transform the taste into lasting hui gan (a cooling sensation in the mouth). The aroma of this tea is elegant and it finishes with a nice floral fragrance, which can be delightfully savored.
Also available in a 5 cake handsome tung.
BREWING INSTRUCTIONS: Use 4-5g of leaves per 6 ounces of water. Rinse the leaves once with hot water (190 degrees F) and discard the water. Start steeping with water at 190º F and brew according to the recommended steeping times below.