Kee Mun

Kee Mun

Name: Kee Mun (Qimen Red Tea)
Category: Red Tea
Origin: Qimen, Anhui Province
Shape: Tight knot
Color: Black bloom

Description: Kee Mun is a red tea tastes fruity with hints of pine. It is produced exclusively in the Qimen County in the south of Anhui province. It can be harvested in spring and summer depending on which type of Kee Mun is being produced. The higher the grade of Kee Mun, the neater the shape, the brighter the color and the stronger the fragrance.

History: In 1875, tea farmers in Qimen learned the processing technology of black tea from other provinces and created Kee Mun. Due to the superior natural environment in Qimen, the quality of Kee Mun is outstanding. Therefore, the production area was expanding and its reputation was getting better and better. Soon afterward, Kee Mun attracted great attention from tea merchants in the international black tea market.

Benefits: Some studies suggest that Kee Mun can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and lower bad cholesterol levels.

How to prepare Kee Mun

Simple Method
Tea Cup: 12oz / 355ml
Temperature: 194 degree Fahrenheit / 90 degree Celsius
Amount: 2 Teaspoons / 3g Tea
Brewing time: 2 - 5 mins

Gongfu Style Brewing Method
Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
Temperature: 194 degree Fahrenheit / 90 degree Celsius
Amount: 5g Tea
6 steeps: 15s, 25s, 40s, 70s, 100s, 130s

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