Green Tea, Bi Luo Chun

碧螺春

Bi Luo Chun is known as one of the top green teas in Chinese history. Once it was called 吓煞人香 (Xia Sha Ren Xiang, lit. frightening fragrant) by local people to describe its strong fruity aroma. The dry Bi Luo Chun tea leaf is covered with white hair and curls like a snail, which is where the Luo (螺, snail) in its name comes from. Bi Luo Chun is a very delicate tea. Since the tea buds and leaves are very young, the water temperature should never exceed 185 ℉/85 ℃ when brewing, and 上投法 (Shang Tou Fa, lit. top throw, throwing tea on top of the hot water instead of pouring water on the tea) is always recommended for Bi Luo Chun. With a fruity and floral aroma, the tea liquor delivers a mellow and long-lasting sweet taste.

Green Tea, Bi Luo Chun

$6.50Price
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    • Type: Green Tea
    • Harvest Time: April 2019
    • Origin: Dongting Mt, Jiangsu Province, China
    • Flavor: Fruity, delicate, mellow
    • Resealable kraft paper pouch with foil liner
    • Shelf Life: 18 Months
    • Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Avoid being exposed to light. Refrigerated storage recommended.
  • Regular way

    • Glass
    • 4 grams for an 8oz/250ml glass
    • 185℉ / 85℃
    • 2 - 3 mins
    • Pour the water into the glassn first, then throw the tea on top of the water

     

    Chinese Gongfu way

    • Porcelain Gaiwan
    • 4 grams for a 120ml teaware
    • 185℉ / 85℃
    • 4 steeps: 20s/40s/70s/100s
    • Pour the water into the gaiwan first, then throw the tea on top of the water
    • Do not cover the lid
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