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Tieluohan 铁罗汉 - Zhengyan Yancha
Tieluohan 铁罗汉 - Zhengyan Yancha
Tieluohan 铁罗汉 - Zhengyan Yancha

Tieluohan 铁罗汉 - Zhengyan Yancha

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This heavy-roasted wulong grows in zhengyan area, the core of Wuyushan park. The iconic mineral aroma, yanyun 岩韵, immediately overcomes all senses, followed by an intense and mouth-filling roasted note, that lingers in the palate.

However, at a more careful sip, this tea discloses its creamy aftertaste, and the sweet complexity of burnt caramel and dark chocolate. 
Tieluohan cultivar dates back to Qing dynasty, it is one of the most famous and its price one of the highest in Wuyishan; the mature leaves are carefully selected and roasted for 3 times, to give this tea the most intense fragrance. This long and delicate process can only be done successfully by the most skilled tea masters, and only ends in November.

Origin: Wuyishan, Fujian province
Flush: Spring 2020
Format: 50 gr. signature package
Storage: the leaves can be stored in their original package or in ceramic vases. Avoid heat, light, and moisture.

Note: the format indicated hereabove is our standard signature pack. 
For other formats, please contact us at this email address. We will be pleased to fulfill all your requests.

Infusion Parameters

EASTERN BREWING
Tea/Water Ratio: 
1 gr. of tea every 25 ml of water
Rinse: before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves with a very fast washing in order to let them rehydrate and release a more intense brew. Gently cover the leaves with boiling water and pour it after a few seconds.
Brewing time: Begin with a 10-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed.
Water temperature: 100° C
Number of brews: 5-6

WESTERN BREWING
Tea/Water Ratio: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water
Water Temperature: 100°C
Brewing time: 2-3 minutes 


COLD BREW
Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water
Brewing: put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 7-8 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.

 

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