An OFF-TRAIL rare, low-production, specialty tea. Zhu Ye Qing is 100% GREEN TEA from the E Mei Shan area of the Sichuan Province of China. This is a nonpareil grade famously known as Green Bamboo Leaf. Spring picked, Flattish bamboo shaped, bright green buds that produce a green luster liquor with a vegetal taste, hints of peas, asparagus, melon, cucumber, very slight sugarcane & the expected fresh forest fragrance.
Brewing: 1 tsp (2-3 g) per 4 oz pot (120ml) of 176°F (80°C) water, steep for 1.5-2 min or to desired taste. Leaves will initially float then sink. As many as 4-5 infusions can be made, adding 1 min to each infusion.