Houshan Huang Ya (Yellow Buds from Houshan County)

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Delicate, sweet and refreshing taste


A rare tea with long and curly tender leaves.
Houshan Huang Ya was created during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) but the processing method was lost in 1940s.
It has been reproduced in 1972 by three tea masters



 Ingredients: Yellow Tea

Heat the water 80°C, use 3 g per 150 ml and brew for 1/2 minutes. Multiple infusions

 

 Our teas are packed in eco-friendly, recyclable, resealable pouches

*Please be aware that we constantly search for new sustainable materials, so packaging received may vary

Yellow Tea: The Rarest from China.


If you have already tried green tea but want something sweeter, it's time to spoil yourself with a Yellow Tea cup!

It is a rare type of tea produced only in China and subjected to light oxidation but the process for making yellow tea requires a lot of skill. In ancient China, yellow teas were only produced for and consumed by the Emperor and his court during the Ming (1368–1644AD) and Qing (1644 to 1912AD) Dynasties.

As the name suggests, it is yellow in colour both the leaves and the infusion.