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Assam TRES #8 Hong Cha

Assam TRES #8 Hong Cha


  • Devised from the Taiwan Research and Extension Station (TRES) explorations, our Assam Hong Cha is grown in the perfect microclimate of the Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan. The large, curled leaves unbind a deep orange complexion complimented by its rounded fruity sweetness and superb cherry like aromas.

  • Honey, Baked Fruits, Camphor

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Black Tea
Cultivar: TTES.8
Origin: Yu Chi, Nantou County, Taiwan
Estate Name: Pong Tea Farm
Tea Maker: Mr Pong
Elevation: 760m

How to prepare

Learn how to make Assam TRES #8 Hong Cha to perfection.
Watch our guided video which provides suggestions & best practice or alternatively, read our detailed step by step.

How to prepare

  • Preheat

    Select your brewing vessel and preheat with hot water. Obtain quality water and fill your kettle, setting it to 89°.


    Weigh 1.6g of Assam TRES #8 Hong Cha, ensuring you add the leaves first, before following with water.

    Pour & Time

    Upon pouring, set your timer to ensure you steep 2 mins.

    After the timing is finished, separate the infused leaf from the tea liquor by removing the infuser or transferring the tea to a second pot through a strainer.


    Your tea should have a strong aroma reflecting it’s flavour. Serve optionally with tray and appropriate teaware.

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