Huoshan Huangya tea

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Huoshan Huangya
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Type: Yellow

Other names: Huo Mountain Yellow Sprout
Origin: Anhui Province, China

Quick description: Refreshing bamboo-like fragrance.

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Huoshan Huangya tea (simplified Chinese: 霍山黄芽; traditional Chinese: 霍山黃芽) is a yellow tea from Anhui Province in China. It is the imperial tribute tea and it dates back to the Ming Dynasty. The dry tea leaves have a shiny appearance and are very similar to Huang Shan Mao Feng tea. When steeped, the tea has a very peppery and fresh taste as well as an unusual green-yellow color. As with most bud teas, the color and fragrance are slight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ White Tea, 2014, retrieved 19 April 2014