Huang Shan Mao Feng

Huang Shan Mao Feng

Name: Huang Shan Mao Feng (Yellow Mountain Fur Peak Tea)
Category: Green Tea
Origin: Yellow Mountain (Huang Shan), Anhui Province
Shape: Slightly curled
Color: Green with yellow with golden leaves

Description: Huang Shan Mao Feng is clean needle-like tea with a slight floral overtone. It is normally harvested in early April. When picking the tea, only the new tea buds and the leaf next to the bud are picked. Huang Shan Mao Feng can be classified into six grades. Top Huang Shan Mao Feng is made with one bud with one leaf, and other Huang Shan Mao Feng is made from one bud with two or three leaves.

History: Huang Shan Mao Feng was created in the Song Dynasty and developed in the Ming Dynasty. In the Ming Dynasty, Huang Shan Mao Feng was not only greatly improved in processing technology, but also increased in variety. Later in 1875, Huang Shan Mao Feng entered the Shanghai market and was welcomed by consumers. Since then, Huang Shan Mao Feng began to be exported abroad.

Benefits: Huang Shan Mao Feng has high levels of antioxidants like other green teas. Green tea is probably the most studied among other types of teas, and there is lots of evidences support its health benefits. It can improve digestion, burn fat, promote good skin, reduce the incidence of cancer, help to reduce the effects of aging.

How to prepare Huang Shan Mao Feng

Simple Method
Tea Cup: 8.8oz / 250ml
Temperature: 185 degree Fahrenheit / 85 degree Celsius
Amount: 2 Teaspoons / 2g Tea
Brewing time: 3 - 5 mins

Gongfu Style Brewing Method
Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
Temperature: 185 degree Fahrenheit / 85 degree Celsius
Amount: 4g Tea
3 steeps: 30s, 60s, 90s

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