How to Brew Huangshan Maofeng Tea in Gaiwan
This early spring green tea can be brewed in a simple teapot or glass, or prepared in a traditional gaiwan. Watch the video below now and see how the beautiful Huangshan Maofeng leaves are steeped using a gaiwan:
A highly prized Chinese green tea from Huang Shan (Yellow Mountain) in Anhui Province. Leaves are picked in early spring, before the Spring Festival, when the buds are still tender and full of flavor. The Chinese Department of Foreign Affairs serves this fine green tea to important foreign visitors, while monks in the Yellow Mountain love this tea for its taste and meditative effect.
Huang Shan Mao Feng Region
This Mao Feng is grown in Huang Shan (Yellow Mountain), a famous scenic spot in China, home to many famous varieties of Chinese green teas. The misty mountain peaks provide the perfect participation and soil for growing the most spectacular Mao Feng tea in China.
Huang Shan is a truly beautiful place characterized by granite peaks and twisted pines. Its iconic beauty has inspired Chinese poets and painters and its ideal natural conditions resulted in the development of a truly amazing tea. To some tea lovers, simply sipping a cup of this tea while enjoying the breathtaking view of the misty peaks makes them feels like they're in heaven. Go for this Huang Shan Mao Feng to enjoy your moments of tranquillity.
How to steep Huang Shan Mao Feng?
Huang Shan Mao Feng has a beautiful slightly curled shaped due to hand-frying. The green tea shape resembles the peaks of the mountain area where it originates from, hence the name 'Mao Feng' (mountain peak).
Watch this video to see how enjoyable it is to steep Huang Shan Mao Feng in a glass teapot:
What are the health benefits of Huang Shan Mao Feng?
Drinking Huang Shan Mao Feng, (and other Chinese green teas) helps reduce stress, not only because its floral aroma brings significant soothing effects, but also because the theanine, which is a kind of amino acids in green tea, can help relieve stress and anxiety.
|Steeping time||4-5 min|
|Steeping temperature||80 °C - 175 °F|
|Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot||2-5 gram|
|Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz)||1.5 tbsp|
|Tea Caffeine Content||low|
|Tea Region||Huang Mountain|
|Tea in Chinese||明前黄山毛峰|