Ti Kuan Yin GreenTea also known as Anxi Ti Kuan Yin. This FIRST GRADE Tea has dark green leaves that are tightly wound. When opened they create a tea that is soft and soothing. This tea takes time to product with over 12 different steps being observed. It has a floral aroma with hints of orchids and a slight smokey undertone. It is a calming tea.
For optimum enjoyment of this tea the recommended brewing is as follows:
The teapot should be half filled with leaves and initially steeped for 45 seconds to 1 minute with the steeping time increased by an additional 15 seconds for each successive steeping. The leaves may be steeped several times.
Most people use:
Use 1 teaspoon per 24 to 35oz pot.
Use Very Hot (180 - 195 F.) water.
Steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
Can be infused 4 to 6 times.
Caffeine: 30 mg / 8 oz cup