1. What is Anji white tea?
Anji white tea is a type of white tea that is made from the leaves of the Anji white tea bush. It is a relatively new variety of white tea, having been first produced in the 1990s.
Anji white tea comes from the Anji County region of China's Zhejiang province, an area that is also home to many other well-known Chinese green teas, such as Longjing green tea.
2. What are the benefits of Anji white tea?
The benefits of Anji white tea are similar to those of many other types of green tea, including its high antioxidant content and lower caffeine content compared with green and black teas. Drinking 3-4 cups (500ml) of Anji white tea per day should be sufficient for most people to enjoy its health benefits.
3. How do I make Anji white tea?
The preparation method for Anji white tea is very similar to that of other types of white tea. The leaves are dried and then steeped in hot water for a short period of time. Generally, an infusion time of around 1 minute is recommended. However, like most types of tea, it is possible to experiment with the steeping time in order to find your favorite.
4. How do I store Anji white tea?
Anji white tea can be stored in a cool, dry place for between 6 months to a year without any problems. It may lose its flavor and aroma over time, but should not go bad.
5. What flavors can I expect?
Anji white tea has a light, refreshing flavor that is slightly sweet and floral. Some people also describe it as having a slightly nutty flavor.