BRUISER | black

notes  burnt caramel | rose | luscious

BRUISER is a pressed dianhong ("Yunnan red", i.e. black tea) from Gedeng shan, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China. 

vintage — spring '20
style — sun-dried dianhong ("Yunnan red")
cultivar — heirloom da ye ("big leaf")
region — Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China
locale — Gedeng Shan
elevation — 1430 meters
producer — Xiaohui Quan


STEEPING PARAMETERS

(use freshly boiled spring water)

modern, large format
[300 ml+ vessel — BOLI, large teapot]

4 grams — 208°F (98°C) — 1 minutes

traditional, small format
[150 ml- vessel — gaiwan, small teapot]

7 grams — 208°F (98°C) — 15 seconds
(rinse recommended)
+ 15-20 seconds each additional steep