Rou Gui


Tea: Da Hong Pao (High Fire)

Grower: Zhou Shi Wu & Cindy Chen of Wuyishan Rock Tea Village

Origin: Wuyi Mountains in Fujian, China

Harvest Date: April 2019

The Wuyi Mountains are famous for oolongs called yancha, or "rock tea". These oolongs benefit from the rich mineral soils and rocky terrain of the area. Rou Gui is a popular representative, famous for its sweet cinnamon notes and light florals. Fruity, flowery, and woody, and with a long-lasting aftertaste.

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Recommended Brewing Instructions: Use 1tsp (~3g) per 250ml cup.
Brew for 1 minute.

- 195F for a smoother, sweeter profile.

- 205F for a stronger, more complex profile.

This tea can be rebrewed up to 5 times, with hotter water and longer infusions.


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