This tea is different to most of the other green tea because the tea just use the leaves but no tips and stems at all. This tea produce at Liuan town in Anhui. This area had history of making green tea from Tang Dynasty. Because the dry tea leaves are natural flat and shape is like the melon’s seed, so named.
This tea is a very special green tea because the leaves are about 60-85mm long and 8-10mm wide. This tea has the biggest dry leaf in Chinese green tea, it use 1 tip+2 leaves as the fresh leaves with hand picked. It named by the area of the tea growing where is about 500-750 meters height above sea level.
The Iron Goddess is also as known as Tie Guan Yin in China. It is one of the top ten Chinese tea. This tea divided into light oxidized and heavy oxidized and MY Teahouse normally just sell the light one. The taste of this spring harvest Iron Goddess is more delicate than the autumn harvest one.
It is also known as Keemun Red/Black. Qimen is the name of the town where produce this red tea. It is a very famous Chinese red tea, and western tea drinker like this tea a lot. As normal grade of Qimen may mix with sugar and milk. High grade of Qimen without milk and sugar also bring us smooth and long after sweet tea taste.
Pu-erh is the name of a city in Yunnan and now it is getting more famous for its tea products. And it devided into Raw Puerh and Riped Puerh. The simple way to find out the different between raw and riped one is from their color. General say, riped puerh has much darker color than the raw one.