Taiping Houkui - Monkey King


Origin: Houkeng village, Anhui. China

Has a long thin leaf, grown at an altitude of up to 700m above sea level. Renowned for its “two knives, one pole” appearance, consisting of two straight leaves clasping an enormous bud with white hairs. Leaves are green with red veins, with shoots as long as 15cm. 

长长的薄叶,海拔高达700米, 以“两刀一杆”的外观闻名,由两根直叶组成,白色的头发紧紧地悬挂着巨大的芽。 叶子是绿色的,红色的脉脉,长约15厘米。

Aroma: Fresh cut grass, spinach, with a hint of osmanthus.

Tasting notes: Wonderfully complex, lingering sweet aftertaste with a hint of flowery overtones.  Vegetal

Brew time and temp - Steep for 1 - 2 minutes at 70° - 80°C.

50 grams will make approx. 25 - 30 cups

100 grams will make approx. 50 - 60 Cups

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