Black Tea

Chinese Black tea

Black tea Introduction

Chinese Black tea (红茶, hóng chá ),In the process, chemical oxidation occurred in the tea polyphenols as the center of the chemical reaction, the chemical composition of fresh leaves vary greatly, and tea polyphenols were reduced by more than 90%, resulting in the theaflavins, thearubigin and other new ingredients. Aroma substances than fresh leaves increased significantly. So black tea has the characteristics of black tea, red soup, red leaves and sweet taste alcohol. The most famous black tea varieties in China are Qimen Black Tea, the second largest tea in China.

Black tea is a fermented tea, is suitable for the new tooth leaf as raw material, through withering, rolling (cutting), fermentation, drying and a series of refined tea process. Withered tea is an important process of the initial system, black tea in the initial system called "black tea." Black tea is named after the green tea leaves and leaves after it was brewed. Main varieties of Chinese black tea are: Zhengshan races, Qimen black tea, Jinjun Mei, Yunnan Dianhong, etc.

Chinese Black Tea History

The ancestor of black tea is in China. The earliest black tea in the world was invented by the tea farmers in Wuyishan tea district of Fujian in the Ming Dynasty. It is called "ZhengShan scent black tea." Tongmu Village, Wuyishan City, Jiang family is the production of ZhengShan scent black tea, has been 400 years of history.

ZhengShan scent black tea flow into Europe in 1610. In 1662, when Princess Catherine of Portugal married queen Charlie S, her dowry had several boxes of Chinese black tea. From then on, black tea was brought into the British court, and the small black tea of the mountain became an indispensable drink in the British upper class society. British people love black tea, gradually turning black tea into a noble and beautiful black tea culture, and spread it to the world.

Wuyi tea is a black , so it is called''Black tea''. Later, tea experts classify them according to the methods of making tea and the characteristics of tea. After the brewing of Wuyi tea, the red leaf of red soup is "red tea" according to its nature. But the English idiomatic name''Black tea''has been followed, to refer to the' '' 'black tea'.

Black Tea Efficacy

Black tea can help gastrointestinal digestion, promote appetite, diuresis, eliminate edema, and strength heart function. Flavonoids of "Black tea" can eliminate free radicals, have the effect of anti - acid, and reduce the incidence of myocardial infarction.

  • Getting rid of fatigue
  • Promoting the secretion of saliva or body fluid and clearing heat
  • Diuretic
  • Anti-inflammatory sterilization
  • Detoxification
  • Strong bones
  • Anti-aging
  • Protecting stomach
  • Relax the blood vessels

What are the benefits of drinking black tea?

Black Tea Brewing

Set with a cleaning device

Before drinking black tea, no matter what kind of drinking method, we have to get ready tea, such as boiled pot, cup and so on. At the same time, also need to use clean water, one by one to be cleaned, so as to avoid pollution.

Pouring tea into a cup

Add only 3-5 grams of black tea per cup, or 1-2 bags of teabag. If the pot is cooked, the amount of tea added to the teapot, and then pour immediately into boiling water. Water temperature should be maintained at 90 to 100 degrees, at the same time, the teapot and cup with hot water blanched, this procedure is called warm pot (cup).

Boiling water to make tea

After pouring tea into the cup, then rushed into the boiling water. If it is high-grade black tea, then, to use white porcelain cup is appropriate, in order to view its color. Usually flush to eight full date. If you use the pot, then, should first boiled water, then put the tea ingredients

If it is placed in the pot, put into the tea, pour hot water into the lid, so that the aroma and taste of black tea can be fully released in hot water. The small leaves are soaked for about 2 to 3 minutes, and the larger leaves should be stuffed for 3 to 5 minutes. When the tea leaves open and sink at the bottom of the pot, they can be enjoyed when they no longer roll.

Black Tea New Brewing

Milk Black Tea: put the tea into the pot with boiling water, soak for 5 minutes, then pour the tea into the cup, add sugar and milk or cheese, becomes a cup of fragrant and delicious milk Black Tea.

Ice Black Tea: the tea made into a slightly higher concentration of tea, and then add the ice cubes full eighth, slowly add black tea soup. As everyone likes to add sugar Stir, you can brew a cup of the ice tea with great color, smell and taste.

Tea Cold: 170 grams of sugar, 7 grams of pectin powder, 200 ml of cold water, tea 824 ml; first brewed tea with boiling water, filtered out of tea reserve; then mix the white sugar and pectin powder, add cold water and mix , And then heating with slow fire, stirring constantly to boiling; then poured into pectin solution, mixed into the model (with a small bowl or glass can be), condensed into the refrigerator,  to take with the food with your need. Tea cold is the cool drink in the summer can make people cool heart and lungs, summer heat.

Bubble Black Tea: Use black tea, ice cubes, jam, sugar water, first brewed black tea with boiling water, filter out the tea reserve; put ice into the ice cube to 8 or 9 points, add sugar water, add black tea, tighten the bottle cap, Shake hard up and down, then use rapid cooling under the impact of the principle of cooling foam, shaking until the ice can be poured to drink.

Royal Tea: black tea, high fragrance of high-quality wine, sugar, milk, first brewed black tea with boiling water, filtered out tea reserve; full 8 plus a piece of sugar with spoon, light sugar for about a minute and pour into the milk tea, add brewed black tea soup, then add about 4 ml of pure milk, stir to drink