About five years ago, we bought a brick of Anhua Dark Tea out of curiosity. It was just an ordinary brick produced by one of Anhua County’s bigger factories. It was tasty, different and very pleasant. Our interest was sparked, but we did not know much about Anhua Dark Tea.
Hunan is an important tea producing province in central southern China.
The making of our 2015 Sweet & Smoked Dark Log
In the video above you can watch the compressing of our 2015 Sweet & Smoked Dark Log:
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Our tea geography (selected tea regions)
In this post, we discuss our own tea geography. We talk about the tea regions we specialize in, and why we do so. This is both an article about the importance of terroir and origin in general, and an insight into how we approach it.
Dark Brick Tea (heavily compressed Anhua Dark Tea)
Dark Brick Tea (黑砖茶) is the most heavily compressed variation of Anhua Dark Tea. In this post, we will discuss its history, its production, and its taste in comparison with other dark teas from Anhua County.
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Tianjian Tea: “Heavenly Tips”
Tianjian Tea (天尖) is a variation of Anhua Dark Tea. Its name means “Heavenly Tips”. As indicated by its name, it is considered to be the most delicate and precious of all dark teas from Anhua County. Produced in relatively small quantities, it used to be a rare and luxurious gift.