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10 Tins Supreme Wuyi Rock Tongmuguan Lapsang Souchong Fragrance Black Tea

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Specification: ● Origin: Wuyi Mountain,Fujian, China (From Tongmuguan High Mountain Tea Trees) ● Tea Type: Lapsang Souchong / Rich color ●...
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Specification:
● Origin: Wuyi Mountain,Fujian, China (From Tongmuguan High Mountain Tea Trees)
● Tea Type: Lapsang Souchong / Rich color
● Grade : Supreme ★★★★☆
● Net Weight : 160g ( 10 Tins x 16g)
● Package Size : 27cm x 12cm x 6.5cm (with out handbag)
● Expired Date: 36 Months
● Storage Conditions: Dry, Refrigerated, In a dry place and no direct sunshine;
 

 

About Lapsang Souchong Tea

According to some sources, Lapsang souchong is the first black tea in history, even earlier than Keemun tea. After the lapsang souchong tea was used for producing black tea called Min Hong (meaning "Black tea produced in Fujian"), people started to move the tea bush to different places, such as Keemun, India and Ceylon.
"Souchong" refers to the fourth and fifth leaves of the tea plant, further away from the more highly prized bud (pekoe) of the tea plant. These leaves are coarser than the leaves closer to the bud, and have fewer aromatic compounds. Smoking provides a way to create a marketable product from these less desirable leaves.
The leaves are roasted in a bamboo basket called a honglong. which is heated over burning firewood which contributes to the dried longan aroma and smoky flavour. Pine wood is used as the firewood for lapsang souchong and contains the characteristic resin aroma and taste.
The aroma of lapsang souchong is derived from a variety of chemical compounds. The two most abundant constituents of the aroma are longifolene and α-terpineol. Many of the compounds making up the aroma of lapsang souchong, including longifolene, originate only in the pine smoke, and are not found in other kinds of tea.
Lapsang souchong's flavours include dried longan,pine smoke, and whiskey.
Tea merchants marketing to Westerners note that this variety of tea generally produces a strong reaction, with most online reviews extremely positive or strongly negative.
Tea connoisseurs often note that Formosan lapsang souchong typically has a stronger flavour and aroma, the most extreme being tarry souchong (smoked, as the name implies, over burning pine tar).
 

Brewing Guide

Pick up 1 spoon of Lapsang souchong tea (About 3-6g) and threw into Glass Tea Cup (or Gai Wan) about 150-200ml. Pour water (90–95 °C ) and brewing about 3-6 minutes then serve. It's better to preheat the teapot and cups before brewing this tea.
 
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Chinese Tea Culture

Tea plays an important role in China. It is commonly consumed at social events, and many cultures have created intricate formal ceremonies for these events. Afternoon tea is a British custom with widespread appeal. Tea ceremonies, with their roots in the Chinese tea culture, differ among East Asian countries, such as the Japanese or Korean versions. Tea may differ widely in preparation, such as in Tibet, where the beverage is commonly brewed with salt and butter. Tea may be drunk in small private gatherings (tea parties) or in public (tea houses designed for social interaction).

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