Grown in the misty Taiwanese or Chinese mountains, many legends surround the origins of Tie Guan Yin. Named after the Goddess Guan Yin, the dark oxidised perfectly rolled leaves seemed to be glazed by light frost from its final re firing. The deep coppery brown liquor delivers a smoked and buttery aroma with decadent brown sugar notes lingering on the palate.
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Learn how to make Tie Guan Yin 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 Tie Guan Yin, ensuring you add the leaves first, before following with water.
Pour & Time
Upon pouring, set your timer to ensure you steep 1:30min.
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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