Hunan Golden Tips

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Forget the ceremonious monkey business, and prepare yourself for the luxurious offerings of this rare golden black tea from the Hunan Province of China.  Grown at an altitude of 4000 to 6000 feet above sea level in what the Chinese refer to as the "tea country in the South," Monkey Picked Golden Hunan is one of the finest examples of hand crafted golden tips in the world.  A distinctive mellow flavor that has the power to captivate your attention.

  • Origin:  Hunan Province China

    Grade:  STOP (Special Tippy Orange Pekoe)

    Altitude: 1500 - 4900 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Orthodox (Traditional Leafy) Small Batch Crafted

    Characteristics: An amazing golden color with an ethereal, sweet freshly baked bread flavor.

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 3-7 minutes. Add milk and sugar to taste.

    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher straining the tea. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish and sweeten to taste

  • Caffeine Level ~ MEDIUM


Collections: Black Tea Collection

Category: Black Tea Collection, China,

Type: Black Tea

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