What kinds of tea do you have?
Tea is a product made from the buds and leaves on the new shoots of tea trees as raw materials. China is the origin of tea, and the first country to discover the efficacy of tea, cultivate tea and make tea. Tea is not unfamiliar in our life, so do you know what kinds of tea there are? According to the initial processing of tea to be divided. It can be divided into six categories: green tea, black tea, green tea, black tea, yellow tea and white tea.
Green tea, the oldest tea, is a non-fermented tea. When it is first made, the green leaves are killed by high temperature to keep the original tender green. Its characteristics are: green leaves and green soup, lustrous color, fragrance and fragrance, refreshing and mellow taste. The most famous are Longjing of West Lake, Biluochun of Taihu Lake and Maofeng of Huangshan Mountain.
Black tea, which appeared in the Qing Dynasty, is fully fermented tea. It is characterized by red leaf red soup, sweet and mellow, with fruit aroma and mellow taste, as well as foam-resistant characteristics. Black tea is mostly named after its origin. The most famous one is Qimen black tea in Anhui Province and Yunnan Dianhong tea.
Green tea, also known as oolong tea, semi-fermented tea, first appeared in the Qing Dynasty. It is characterized by green leaves, golden soup color, green leaves with red edges, fragrant and mellow aroma. It has not only the mellow black tea, but also the delicate fragrance of green tea. Origin is mainly concentrated in Fujian, Guangdong and Taiwan. Famous products include Fujian Wuyishan Rock Tea, Tieguanyin, Guangdong Phoenix Longitudinal Tea, Taiwan Oolong Tea, etc.
Wuyishan Rock Tea
Yellow tea is processed by non-enzymatic oxidation of fresh leaves with the method of killing green and braising yellow. It is characterized by yellow leaf and yellow soup, and its fragrance is pleasant and mellow. Yellow tea is divided into yellow bud tea, yellow bud tea, yellow small tea and yellow big tea according to the tenderness of tooth leaves. The famous varieties include Junshan Silver Needle, etc.
White tea, mainly divided into two categories, one is made from fresh leaves of white tea tree, using green tea processing technology, its buds and leaves covered with white hairs, silver-white, strictly speaking, white tea without withering process should be green tea, such as Anji white tea in Zhejiang, Taihu white tea, etc.; the other is to use "fresh leaves - withering - slight Fermentation - natural drying or natural drying"; The process and method of "Wenhuo micro-baking" are used to produce mildly fermented white tea, such as Baihao Silver Needle, Baipeony, Gongmei, etc. White tea is cold and has the effect of reducing fever and dispelling heat. After brewing, the tea soup is ivory color, fresh and refreshing taste, glycol, strong aroma, the famous white hairpin, white peony and so on.
Black tea belongs to fermented tea. The fermentation degree will change with time. The color of dry tea is cyan-brown. After making tea, the soup is orange or brown, with an old fragrance and a mellow and sweet taste. Black tea is rich in variety, mild in nature, can be stored for a long time, and is resistant to boiling. Black tea is mainly distributed in Hunan, Sichuan and Hubei. Yunnan Pu'er tea is a famous product.