Updated: Nov 23, 2019
There are 2 ways to brew the black tea:brewing pure tea and brewing laced tea. To brew pure tea,each gram of tea leaves needs 50ml to 60ml of water. If the broken black tea is brewed first,each gram of tea leaves needs 70ml to 80ml of water.To brewed laced tea, the condiments such as suger, milk, honey, and lemon juice are added into the tea soup. The quantity of the tea leaves depends on the taste of the drinker.
Tea ceremony for the Black Tea--- Keemum Black Tea
The keemum Black Tea has tight and slender strips and good tips. It looks black and moist. The dry tea has a gray luster, know as “ Treasre Light”
Push the black tea into the teapot with a tea spoon
Warming up the tea set
Pour boiling water onto the tea set to raise its teamperature.
Pour in boiling water from a lifted teapot, let the tea leaves fully tumble in the turbulent water, and fully set free the tea leaves “color, aroma, and taste”
Warm up the teacup
Keep on warming up the teacup with the water warming up the teapot.
Tea soup allocation.
Pour the brewed tea soup into the GongDaoCup and then allocate it evenly into the drinking teacups.
Presenting the tea.
Present the tea to the guest.
Tasting the tea.
The keemun black tea has a sweet and moist aroma, which contains flower fragrance. The tea soup is brilliantly red and bright. Along the rim of the teacup is an obvious “Golden Ring”. It tastes mellow with a lingering aftertaste.