Qi Hong Xi Tiao (Keemun) is a Black tea from Anhui province. It is one of the more famous Chinese teas and has a fancy name: "The Emperor of the Red teas"
The tea has a simple, sweet aroma with dried fruit undertones. It has a sweet and spicy flavour with a tinge of tartness. The aftertaste is fresh and pleasant.
A great tea for the everyday; it can be served in the morning, afternoon or evening. Soothes and gets positive vibes going, has a calming effect when consumed in the evening.
This tea’s versatility makes it a good choice: it can be prepared using any method in any circumstances. Qi Hong Xi Tiao can be brewed in porcelain, clay or ceramic teaware, best option would be a porcelain Gaiwan. Water is best heated to a temperature of 85-95 °С (185-203°F). Suggested brewing methods are Pin Cha or steeping in a thermos or cup. It can handle up to 8 steeps. Tea-to-water ratio is 5 g. (0.21 oz) per 100 ml. (3.5 oz) of water.
|ratio per 100 ml.:||5 g.|