Assam

Assam tea is growing in Central Taiwan, from tea bushes Assamica. This tea came to Taiwan from India, but due to unique climate of Taiwan Nantou county, taste of this tea is more delicate and elegance compare with tea from India. Assam is the most popular in the West where it mostly known under the name of black teas. Their popularity in our countries comes from the fact that they can be preserved longer than green or white teas. This tea is strong oxidized and hard roasted. Leaves: are gold brown, wide, stretched and slightly twisted. The colour of this tea is bright-red, clear and lustrous. It differs from Indian Assam, which turns dark when brewing.

Taste note
Tea has rich sweet taste, very refined, without bitterness. You can feel your favourite aroma from black tea with very delicate taste.

Brewing
Assam Taiwan tea is brewed like you usually brew your favourite black tea. Use any kind of tea pot, which you like. Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put about 3 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out, then pour 225-250 ml of boiling water and cover tea pot for 10s-20 minutes before serving. This time varies in function of the type of tea and personal taste. Steep more for more concentrate and deep taste of the tea

Additional information
This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can you can vary brewing time from 10s to 20s. You can also use Chinese traditional way of brewing - spilling, using Gaiwan and brew for 10-20 second each time.