Monkey King 太平猴魁


Colour: It is a bright green.
Shape: It is flat and long.
Size: 60-85mm
Smell: Fresh when dry, resembles vegetables when wet.
Taste: Resembles spinach, seaweed and has a grassy taste.
Teaware: Gaiwan (porcelain, bone china or glass), tall glass

SKU: MK-0003 Categories: ,

Knowledge of The Tea

Origin Anhui Province
Making Process Pan-dry fried, shaped, and then the tea leaves are baked til they are dry.
Health Benefits Green tea is able to prevent heart diseases and cancer better than others.
Remarks It is a very pleasant tea to drink in warm weather.

Green tea is an un-oxidized tea. That’s means we must put the leaves into very high temperature (100~240C)to “Kill Green/ShaQing” to stop the fresh tea leaves getting fermented or oxidized.

Green tea can be produced in any tea areas of China, and each tea area’s green tea will have its own characteristics including its shape, smell, taste and its health benefits.

There are 4 different ways to “Kill Green/ShaQing” : Steaming, Pan-dry fried, Baked and Sun-dry.

Monkey King is one of the top 10 Chinese Green Tea, it is very special green tea with the longest tea leaves in all green tea. It grows at food of  HuangShan district in the Anhui Province.

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