Safekept on the mature trees surrounding the mountainous villages of Fengqing county, Lincang, the intact long slender golden leaves are preserved at each stage of the uniquely manual creation process. The brisk Yunnan character of the rare tea reveals through a delicate golden honey liquor of malty sweetness and delightful aroma.
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Learn how to make Imperial Yunnan to perfection.
Watch our guided video which provides suggestions & best practice or alternatively, read our detailed step by step.
Select your brewing vessel and preheat with hot water. Obtain quality water and fill your kettle, setting it to 95°.
Weigh 2g of Imperial Yunnan, ensuring you add the leaves first, before following with water.
Pour & Time
Upon pouring, set your timer to ensure you steep 0:30min.
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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