Vicony Tea Directory

Home>>Tea Directory>>Tea Encyclopedia
 

How to Brew Longjing Tea- Introduction of Middle-putting Brewing Method

There are three frequently used methods for brewing premium loose leaf tea in China. Top-putting brewing method is usually used to brew famous chinese teas such as Bi Luo Chun while for Longjing Tea and Huangshan Mao Feng, middle-putting method is generally recommended, The reason for such difference lies in their form. Bi Luo Chun is a variety of tea with tightly rolled form which make it easily sink to the bottom of the cups while Longjing and Huangshan Maofeng is loose in form with a tendency to float on the surface instead of sinking. Therefore, Middle-putting method is often adopted to brew Longjing tea or Huangshan Maofeng and sometimes bottom-putting method is also used. The tenderness of tea leaves and air temperature are the two deciding factors for choosing middle-putting or bottom-putting.

Wholesale Dragon Well Tea

  Step 1
According to the volume of the vessel you will use, prepare tea leaves at a proportion of some 1:50. For 100ml water, 3-5g tea is needed. Decide the amount according to your own taste preference.
 

Step2
Warm the glass with boiling water(optional). Pour water to fill about 1/4 of the cup (or glass/mug).
Note:
Vessel: A small cup, glass, or a mug.
Water temperature: Use 75-80˚C boiled water
.

  Step3
Drop tea leaves to let them cover the surface of water. You may sway the glass in a gentle movement to let all leaves moisten and sink down.
  Step4
Pour in more hot water to fill about 3/4 of the cup’s total volume.
  Step5
Wait for leaves to sink. Start drinking after 1.5 to 3 minutes, when most leaves sink to the bottom of the cup.
Note
: If leaves don’t sink, it’s probably due to low water temperature. Wave them away with a fork for the first infusion, and then use hotter water for the second infusion.
Drink till there is 1/4 to 1/3 cup of liquor, and then pour in more hot water for the next infusion. Repeat brewing the tea for a few more times.

See Also:

 

Navigation
Home (ViconyTeas)
Tea Directory (VTD)
Tea Importers
Tea Exporters
Tea Wholesalers
Informative Tea Web
Tea Association
Tea Encyclopedia
Online Tea Shop
Tea Dictionary Online
   
  Chinese Tea Wholesale
  Keemun Black Tea
  Organic Tea Powder
  loose leaf speciality tea
  loose leaf tea wholesale
  Huangshan Maofeng Tea
  Longjing Tea Supplier
  Chrysanthemum Tea
  speciality tea wholesaler
  blooming tea wholesaler
  Green Peony Flowers Tea
  Green Tea Flowers Venus
  Green Tea Blossom
  Green Tea Flower Ruby
  Blossoming Tea Shell Pearl
  Blooming Tea Orient Pearl
  Amaranth Blooming Flower Tea
  Artisan Tea Spring Scenery
  Chrysanthemum Flowering Tea
  Wintersweet Blooming Flower tea
  Display Tea Jasmine Basket
  Art Tea Auspicious Flower
  Artistic Tea Jasmine Fairy
  Flowering Tea Double Happiness
   
Last Update: 2012.9
Copyright©2012 | How to Brew Longjing Tea