Brewing Yabao?

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Feb 16th 13 12:51 am
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Brewing Yabao?

by Joel Byron » Feb 16th 13 12:51 am

I've got a little bit left of some Yabao white tea and I'd like to experiment with the brewing parameters. I've seen wildly different methods on forums. Anyone got any advice?

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Re: Brewing Yabao?

by chado.my.teaway » Feb 16th 13 10:48 am

yeah. my method.

few grams
1st brew 90 degrees 1,5 min
2nd brew 98 degrees 3 min
3rd brew 98 degrees 6 min

Ya Bao its weird for me. Spicy...sweety...like a pine needles...but sometimes i like drink it.

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Brewing Yabao?

by Jspigs » Feb 16th 13 3:32 pm

I have found yabao to respond favorably to any brewing condition. I literally have been unable to brew it poorly. One time I tried boiling it for 15 minutes give or take and it still tasted great. This teas resilience puzzles me greatly. I have found it to respond best when brewed like the average white tea.