Why not Keemun Black Tea?

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Why not Keemun Black Tea?

by teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 15:18

I don't know why Keemun black tea can not be greatly apprecaited, and maybe many people even do not know it, But Keemun is really high fragrant with unique aroma.
The difference between Keemun and the other two famous black teas is the tea-tree variety and the speed of beverage color and fragrance's coming out.
So please pay a little more attention to Keemun black tea from China

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by teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 15:18

Many thanks for the post.

In fact, we agree with our Keemun spokesman. However, we'll take it a step further -- please pay a little more attention to any tea that you've never tried. We urge you to be daring -- you'll be pleasantly surprised!

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by teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 15:18

since when is keemun unappreciated? isn't keemun usually the base of english breakfast teas as well as some russian carvan blends? it has a great chocolatey taste. keemun also makes my favorite iced tea!

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by teaspoon » Jul 9th, '05, 14:59

Actually, I've always been told that Assam is the base of the British breakfast tea blends, and I think Lapsang Souchong is the main ingredient of Russian Caravan. I could be wrong, but I'm pretty certain.

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by Marlene » Jul 10th, '05, 13:56

I love keemuns. I've discovered I acutally like the Concerto (mao feng) better than the Encore (Hao Ya A). Other than grade, is there a difference between the two?

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Keemun Tea

by cherryking » Aug 11th, '05, 02:26

Hi,
There are many difference between Huangshan Mao Feng and Keemun Black Tea. Maofeng is a green tea, produced in Huang Shan County, China; Keemun Black Tea is a Black Tea, produced in Keemun County, China.
They have quiet difference in flavour. color, fragrance, and working process.
I love both of them :D
Sincerely
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by chris » Aug 11th, '05, 10:24

Cherryking--

Thanks for the post.

In tea language, "Mao Feng" is really just a grade.

It also means, as I'm sure you know, "High Peak" (as on a mountain), thus it is often associated with Huang Shan (a mountain in the Anhui province) and the tea that is grown there (primarily green).

The classification "High Peak," like many Chinese grades, is more of an artsy title than a quantifiable categorization. Therefore, it is more general than one specific tea. For example, Adagio's got a Keemun that is called Mao Feng (which is what I believe Marlene was referring to).

So in a way, as the "CherryKing" you could also be tagged "Cherry Mao Feng."

Categorically,

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mao feng

by cherryking » Aug 11th, '05, 23:17

Chris_
Many thanks your post, now, l learned that mao feng is a grade in Keemun Black Tea, not refer to China Famous Green Tea. :)
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Sep 22nd, '05, 01:28

keemun maofeng and Keemun haoya

by Black Tea lover » Sep 22nd, '05, 01:28

:D i am very happy that are so many tea lovers here :D
Keemu Maofeng and Keemun Haoya, both of them are black tea, fully fermented. Compare with the Keemun maofeng, beside withering--twisting--fermentation--baking, Keemun Haoya needs the refining process, which is ver complicated, such as cutting--reciprocating sifting--stalk extraction--compliment of firing etc... That's why we call it Keemun Congou Black Tea.
For Keemun Maofeng, which is also my precious. Especially the handpicked tea leaves before Grain Rain. :) 8)

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Re: keemun maofeng and Keemun haoya

by cherryking » Oct 19th, '05, 04:49

Personal speaking, I prefer Keemun to Assam Black Tea.

I got a cup of Assam Black Tea last week, ( I got a big bag Assam Black Tea from International Tea Convention). Oh, the aroma is too thick to acceptable. Assam Black has a very very thick, amora, Keemun has a smooth, full flavor, like a flavor of chocolate. When I drank Keemun, I said it is my ideal black tea.

But, sometime I want to drink Assam Black Tea with iced milk. :wink:


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Re: Why not Keemun Black Tea?

by Ric » Oct 23rd, '05, 01:03

teachat wrote:I don't know why Keemun black tea can not be greatly apprecaited, and maybe many people even do not know it, But Keemun is really high fragrant with unique aroma.
The difference between Keemun and the other two famous black teas is the tea-tree variety and the speed of beverage color and fragrance's coming out.
So please pay a little more attention to Keemun black tea from China

tristone


I've always loved and have enjoyed Keemun teas, I have two different estates in my current stash! :wink:

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Keeman tea

by jashnew » Feb 7th, '06, 11:58

What I do with my Keeman tea is add a little milk and rock sugar.
Its the only tea I like to do this with.

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Re: Keeman tea

by Ric » Feb 7th, '06, 15:10

jashnew wrote:What I do with my Keeman tea is add a little milk and rock sugar.
Its the only tea I like to do this with.


Yes, Keeman holds up well to milk and sugar or even honey. But I'm still a tea pureist, I go leaded all the way. :)

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Re: Why not Keemun Black Tea?

by petercai0163 » Mar 11th, '07, 03:03

teachat wrote:I don't know why Keemun black tea can not be greatly apprecaited, and maybe many people even do not know it, But Keemun is really high fragrant with unique aroma.
The difference between Keemun and the other two famous black teas is the tea-tree variety and the speed of beverage color and fragrance's coming out.
So please pay a little more attention to Keemun black tea from China

tristone




I totally agree with keemun spokesman.
I am here to recommend one kind of black tea----keemun black tea.

It has many functions to human body:

It can help or make you:

1.facilitate dieting;
2.relaxing and refreshing;
3.blood fat reducing;
4.reduce blood pressure;
5.prevent memory loss;
6.relieve stress;
7.taste yummy.


and also I am from Qimen Black Tea Co.,ltd(wujiang office).
our factory is located at the origin of Keemun Tea------Qimen County,Anhui province.
we are a Chinese professional black tea maker.
we can offer about ten different grades of Keemun Tea.


b.rgds,
peter cai
Qimen Black Tea Co.,Ltd
msn:childecy(AT)hotmail.com
email:petercai163(AT)gmail.com

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Re: keemun maofeng and Keemun haoya

by Mike in KY » Mar 25th, '07, 14:44

cherryking wrote:
Personal speaking, I prefer Keemun to Assam Black Tea.
I got a cup of Assam Black Tea last week, ( I got a big bag Assam Black Tea from International Tea Convention)........
Cheers.
Cherryking


:arrow: Please note that you cannot possibly make any meaningful judgement about whether you like Assam tea based on any Assam tea from the 2005 or 2006 harvests. While I am not a certified expert or a professional tea drinker, I have been an avid Assam drinker for over seven years and the tea from those two harvests are undeniably distinctly and vastly inferior to all the prior harvests I have known. The 2005 fall harvest was especially disappointing, with the 2006's being noticebly better, but still very inferior ( and many vendors are still stuck with large stockpiles of surplus 2005 - caveat emptor ! ) :wink:

( I have found a few Keemuns that taste almost as good to me as a good Assam, but I just can't drink as much China black.)

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