Hei Cha Assortment

Among the more mysterious categories, Hei Cha is a loose grouping of tea styles, some with very long histories and others which are modern developments, defined by their fermentation—and consequent inky liquors. This selection of six Hei Cha includes brick teas, nuggets, and an intense Shu Pu'er.

(Image for illustrative purpose only; see list below for current selection.)

Teas Included:

  • Spring Creek 2018
  • Betel Nut Liubao
  • Fu Zhuan 1991
  • Fu Zhuan 2016
  • Mian Dian Zhuan Cha
  • Lao Cha Tou
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Preparation

IN THE TEAPOT
  • Quantity: 6g / 500ml
  • Water temperature: 100°C
  • Infusion time: 4–5 min
GONGFU CHA METHOD
  • Quantity: 5g / 100ml
  • Water temperature: 100°C
  • Several short infusions

Start with few seconds. Increase the brewing time at each following infusion. Exception: If the leaves are pressed, make the first infusion longer than the second.
For best results in gongfu cha, brew in a Yixing teapot.

See individual product pages for more specific brewing recommendations.