Organic Yunnan Golden Needles

The vibrant orange liquor has a malty nutty flavor with a honey sweetness that is smooth and mellow. The aroma reminds me of warmed sugar and caramel. This tea is a delicious daily brew for any time.

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Golden Needles is grown at an altitude of around 1600 m in an organic garden located in  South Yunnan. It is certified by EU and NOP standards. Dian Hong is basically a term for high-quality black teas produced in Yunnan. Dian is a shortened term for Yunnan and Hong meaning red. What we in the west consider black tea, is called hong cha or red tea in China.  Organic Yunnan Golden Needles is a variety of dian hong that is made from the golden tips of the plant and is covered in golden hair. The result is a tea that has a vibrant color and mellow sweet flavor with almost no astringency.

Brewing Instructions

Everyone experiences tea differently. These instructions are for western style brewing and are suggestions only. Adjust to your preferences and enjoy!
Tea: 3 grams per 6-ounce (175mL) cup.
Water: 200°F (93.5°C).
Steep: 4-5 minutes.
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2 ounce, 6 ounce, sample (.5 ounce)


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