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.".
May increase alertness and decrease blood pressure
Mellow and light with a simple sweetness and slight, dry finish
How to Brew
- Start with filtered water for the best brew. - Use 1 teaspoon of tea for every 8 oz. of hot water. You can adjust amount to your preferences. - The ideal water temperature is between 190-212°F. - Brew for 3 to 5 minutes. - Enjoy!