Jiu Qu Hong Mei Black
Jiu Qu Hong Mei Black

Jiu Qu Hong Mei Black

Regular price $12.50

Named after its unique red brew, this tea is characterized by long, brittle, twisted leaves that resemble fish hooks. Jiu Qu Hong Mei is famous for its rarity and has been prized since around 1850. It finally gained noticed worldwide in 1995, when this tea was mentioned in Wang Zufeng's popular novel, "A Magnificent Tree of the South."

  • Origin: Zhejiang, China
  • Brew Color: Mahogany
  • Benefits: May increase alertness and decrease blood pressure
  • Flavor Profile: Mellow and light with a simple sweetness and slight, dry finish
  • Caffeine Content:
  • Size: 4 oz.
  • Item Number: 110145

How to Brew

  1. Start with filtered water for the best brew.
  2. Use 1 teaspoon of tea for every 8 oz. of hot water. You can adjust amount to your preferences.
  3. The ideal water temperature is between 190-212°F.
  4. Brew for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Enjoy!