roasted Baozhong

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Oct 24th 18 12:43 pm
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roasted Baozhong

by trziste » Oct 24th 18 12:43 pm

I just got a package of a tea labeled "Tchajwan Pinglin Baozhong -- Traditionally Roasted." I've had a number of boazhong teas before and all of them were very green and with a distinct floral aroma. This one is different. It's much smokier and does not have the floral qualities. It's not what I was expecting at all from a Boazhong tea, but it's still delicious. The tea is twisted, not rolled, as is typical of Boazhong. It's also very dark in color without a hint of green. Is this kind of Baozhong very common?

Oct 25th 18 1:28 am
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Re: roasted Baozhong

by FBee » Oct 25th 18 1:28 am

trziste wrote: I just got a package of a tea labeled "Tchajwan Pinglin Baozhong -- Traditionally Roasted." I've had a number of boazhong teas before and all of them were very green and with a distinct floral aroma. This one is different. It's much smokier and does not have the floral qualities. It's not what I was expecting at all from a Boazhong tea, but it's still delicious. The tea is twisted, not rolled, as is typical of Boazhong. It's also very dark in color without a hint of green. Is this kind of Baozhong very common?
Baozhong is normally twisted, not rolled. The original, traditional Baozhong was always roasted, the green version is a more recent invention. Roasted BZ is rare!