Yong Xi Huo Qing
This is a green tea is from Jingxian county, Anhui province; Huo Qing Tea was first produced in an Village named Yong Xi in Anhui province so it was commonly called Yong Xi Huo Qing in China.
Yong Xi Huo Qing is one kind of gun-powder tea( Gunpowder is made in Zhejiang province with low quality leaves )it is actually a much higher quality tea. Yong xi huo qing tea is the highest grade in tea, originate in Jing County of Anhui Province. Yong xi huo qing is famous and precious , because this tea appearance takes the form of round waist particle, according to having 3335-4500 to examine every 500 gram, each is tight to be real. Choose as the whole country ten major well-known tea one of at Ministry of Commerce well-known tea can evaluate one year..The astringency throughout the mouth sustains the notes well. It is a overwhelming green tea for those who prefer strong flavour.
Huo Qing Tea was tightly rolled, dark, glossy leaves with a few more yellowy shades. It is called as jade fire as the tea has been fired over charcoal. It unfurls in the cup to produce a lovely scene. The distinctively rich and smooth floral flavor presents a pleasant balance of astringency and sweetness with a long and refreshing aftertaste. The tea has a strong, vegetal and lasting flavour. As it has been fired by charcoal during the process, it has a unique light smokey fragrance.
Yong Xi Huoqing - picking requirements
Yong Xi Huoqing picking period from Qingming to Guyu, picking requirements "two leaves, body high eight points,
The whole, the uniform". Picking eight to one inch long one bud two leaves, head should be uniform, shoots to fat and erect, shoot tip and tip to Long Qi, have sharp tip, the first leaf micro development still hold bud, tender leaf second leaves, slightly to the back roll. Chung River willow is suitable for germplasm resources of Yong Xi huoqing. The fresh leaves taken back, must strictly picking tick, do the "Twelve not", leaf, leaf, fish and broad-leaved, shoots not homogeneous and internode length of leaf, "half the Alice" leaves, leaves, old leaves, the clip group leaves, broken leaves, single leaf, leaf, bud. Atrophy and longer than leaves,
Yong Xi Huoqing - tea history
it is already a tribute in Qing dynasty. Yong Xi Huo Qing is one of the top ten famous tea in China and belongs to pinhead tea. Once broken, 1956 to resume production. Yong Xi Huoqing have long enjoyed a good reputation.In the Qing Dynasty"Yangzhou eight strange"The poet Wang Chaolin, try to drink after the six Fu-organs Huoqing streams, Dunjue fragranceYong Xi Huoqing
using glass-based or porcelain tea ware. Rinse tea cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 grams of tea leaves (1 teaspoon) for every 400 ml of water. Steep tea leaves in hot water 80°c (176°F) for 1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.