Huo Shan Huang Ya Description:
Treat yourself to this former Ming Dyanasty Tribute Tea of 500 years ago. The dry leaf of Huo Shan Huang Ya, or Anhui Yellow Flower, is long and skinny of uniform dark green color. The infused liquor is cream in color, bright and clear. Liquor taste has hints of umami, sweetness, and grassy notes.
Chinese Yellow Tea
Huo Shan Huang Ya Significance:
Huo Shan Huang Ya, or Anhui Yellow Flower tea, is a rare tea coming from Anhui province in Eastern China near Shanghai. Huo Shan Huang Ya was a tribute tea who’s history dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 BCE). This tea is similar to Huang Shan Mao Feng and like many yellow teas from China is often very difficult to obtain.
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- Step 1:
- Add boiling water to mug and allow the water to cool to 160°-170° or simply wait 3-5 minutes.
- Step 2:
- Steep 1 flat Tbsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
- Step 3:
- Steep for 4-5 minutes. The character of yellow teas can vary dramatically depending on temperature and time so experiment throughout the range. Try 2-3 steepings.