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  • Harvest: 2021
  • Origin: Taiping County,Huangshan,Anhui, China
  • Caffeine : 30~40mg / Cup (~200ml 7oz) - Very Low Caffeinated
  • Tea Leaves: Long Slice (about 70~100 mm), Compressed and Flat.
  • Feature: Uniquely smooth floral aroma.
  • Grade: Nonpareil ★★★★★ (Top 1 Quality)
  • Brew Ratio : 1: 40~50
  • Expired Date: 18 Months
  • Storage Conditions: Dry, Refrigerated, No odor, Well-Sealed, Sunshine Shielded, Low Temperature;
 

[Recommendation] Use a dry and no peculiar smell container to store the Taiping Houkui at first, Seal the canister, then put the tea in the refrigerator freezer. Refrigeration temperature is below 5 ℃. It's better to drink over within 6 months. 


What is Taiping Kowkui Green Tea? 

You may have heard the famous Chinese green tea called "Taiping Kowkui" or even just 'Taipings'. This beverage has been enjoyed by many for its smooth flavor since it was first produced back in the century 2000 BC. The area where this special type of bush grows comes from as well - located near Huangshan city which lies within Anhui province!

Taiping Kowkui Green Tea is a special kind of tea bush that can only grow in specific regions around Anhui province. This is because the plants need very specific conditions to be able to germinate and flourish. The bushes can only be grown in very deep soil and the temperature needs to enjoy a year-round average of fewer than 0 degrees Celsius (32 °F). This is generally why Anhui - which has an annual precipitation rate of between 730 mm (28.7 in) and 1,499 millimeters (59.1 in) depending on which part of the region you consider - can be considered an optimal climate for fully-grown Taiping kowkui green tea.

The popularity that this tea began to gather was due to its mellowing effect on steaming hot Chinese rice with broth and also because it turns dishwater water into something drinkable!

Taiping Kowkui Green Tea is a smooth and mellow beverage that has been enjoyed by many for centuries. The tea bush can only grow in specific regions around Anhui province where the climate is just right. The deep soil and year-round average of fewer than 0 degrees Celsius (32 °F) are just a few of the reasons why this tea is so special. Anhui province has an annual precipitation rate of between 730 mm (28.7 in) and 1,499 millimeters (59.1 in), making it the perfect climate for the tea bush to grow. The tea's popularity began to gather steam when people realized how great it was as a pairing with steaming hot Chinese rice and even turn dishwater into something drinkable!

How is Taiping Kowkui Green Tea made? 

The process behind making Taiping kowkui green tea is a long and delicate one. The leaves of the tea bush are plucked by hand during the early morning hours before the sun rises. The leaves are then withered in the sun for a few hours until they are soft and pliable. After that, the leaves are steamed for about an hour and a half. This is the step where the leaves are turned a bright green color. They are then rolled and shaped into small balls. The tea is finally dried in the sun for a few hours until it is ready to be packaged and sold.

The process of making Taiping kowkui green tea is a long and delicate one. The leaves of the tea bush are plucked by hand during the early morning hours before the sun rises. The leaves are then withered in the sun for a few hours until they are soft and pliable. After that, the leaves are steamed for about an hour and a half. This is where the leaves turn a bright green color. They are then rolled and shaped into small balls. The tea is finally dried in the sun for a few hours until it is ready to be packaged and sold.

What are the benefits of Taiping Kowkui Green Tea? 

There are many benefits to drinking Taiping kowkui green tea. Some of these include improved cardiovascular health, reduced stress levels, and decreased inflammation. The tea is also high in antioxidants, which can help protect the body against free radicals and aging. The tea's natural chemicals also help to relieve the body of depression and anxiety. The levels of caffeine in this beverage are lower than most other types of green tea. However, there are some people who want a higher amount of caffeine in their drinks so they can avoid feeling tired throughout the day. This type can easily be prepared using loose leaves or by brewing it in a teabag.

Tea lovers have many reasons for enjoying Taiping kowkui green tea. Some of these benefits include improved cardiovascular health, reduced stress levels, decreased inflammation, increased levels of antioxidants protecting the body against free radicals and aging, natural chemicals helping with depression and anxiety, less caffeine than other types of green tea but the option to add more caffeine if desired, and the flavor of fresh veggies.

How can Taiping Kowkui Green Tea be enjoyed?

As with other types of green tea, Taiping kowkui green tea can easily be prepared using either loose leaves or by brewing it in a teabag. It has also gained some popularity as an ingredient in smoothies and other mixed drinks. The tea can be enjoyed hot or cold, depending on the preferences of the drinker. Some people like to add a bit of honey or sugar to sweeten it up, while others enjoy it plain.

There are many ways that Taiping kowkui green tea can be enjoyed. It can be prepared using loose leaves or by brewing it in a teabag. It has also gained some popularity as an ingredient in smoothies and other mixed drinks. The tea can be enjoyed hot or cold, depending on the preferences of the drinker. Some people like to add a bit of honey or sugar to sweeten it up, while others enjoy it plain.

What are the side effects of Taiping Kowkui Green Tea?

There are some minor side effects that can occur when drinking Taiping kowkui green tea. These include mild headaches, dizziness, and nausea. If these symptoms persist or become bothersome, it is recommended that the person stop drinking the tea. As with any other type of green tea, it is also important to drink plenty of water while consuming this beverage in order to avoid dehydration.

There are some minor side effects that can occur when drinking Taiping kowkui green tea. These include mild headaches, dizziness, and nausea. If these symptoms persist or become bothersome, it is recommended that the person stop drinking the tea. As with any other type of green tea, it is also important to drink plenty of water while consuming this beverage in order to avoid dehydration.

How to make Taiping Kowkui tea?

Brewing Taiping kowkui green tea is easy. The leaves can be either brewed in a tea bag or using loose leaves. For the best results, steep for about 3-5 minutes using 190-degrees Fahrenheit water. It is also important to drink plenty of water while consuming this beverage to avoid dehydration.

1 teaspoon of tea leaves for every 6 ounces of water. Steep at 190 degrees for 3 minutes.

Brewing Temperature: 190-degrees Fahrenheit (88-degrees Celsius)

Brewing Time: 3 minutes

Amount of Tea Leaves: 1 teaspoon per 6 ounces (180 milliliters) of water.

 


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