After preparing this tea in the same tea-leaf to water ratios as the CuiYu Green, it will render a tea with a similar bouquet, yet because this Green tea is made from the JinXuan Cultivar it has an added buttery fragrance to it. Its body is a bit heavier and slightly astringent when compared to the CuiYu Green. The JinXuan Green can also be drunk in the morning on an empty stomach without any hint of bitterness. While the previous sentence flies in the face of what we’re often told about Green tea and when it is appropriate to drink, and how it will affect our stomachs, please see for yourself. There is something about the quality of chemical and pesticide-free tea when grown from nutritive rich soil, that often times results in a well-fed feeling.
Hand-picked, May 1st, 2017
Sold in 1 and 1.75 oz. increments.
Recommended serving sizes and steeping times:
Bring your water to a boil. Use 3 to 6 grams of freshly woken up tea in a 150ml vessel. After letting the water rest for a few seconds steep the tea. Depending on if you like your tea thin or thick, steep from 30 seconds at first up to 5 minutes in succeeding rounds.
*To Wake Up Tea: Fill your teapot, gaiwan, or, bowl, about one-third of the way up with boiled water. Cover until hot and decant. Then place your dry tea leaves in the vessel and cover for about five seconds. Bring the bottom of the lid about an inch away from your nose, and you should be able to enjoy the fragrant bouquet of the tea you are about to drink.