- Varietal: Hong Yue Cultivar
- 2 grams of tea leaves
- 8 oz. water at 195°F
- 2 minutes (1st infusion),
3 minutes (2nd infusion),
4 minutes (3rd infusion)
This tea comes from Taiwan is quite a unique cup of tea. It offers a nice strong flavor with tasting notes of sarsaparilla, clove, and sweet dates.
More about Taiwan Ruby tea:
Taiwan Ruby is our name for the Hong Yue (literally “red jade”) cultivar, a premier black tea cultivar in Taiwan that renders a very unique character if processed with skill. Ruby has a very assertive, strong flavored cup with a deep red infusion color and is best for gong fu cha style brewing, using a lot of leaf and short infusion times to yield multiple cups from the same serving of leaf.
Classic black teas offer a timeless taste of tea’s rich history and express a distinct sense of place, determined not only by geography and climate, but also by culture and tradition.
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