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Brewing instructions

Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes

Brewing instructions

Description

Ying Ming Yunnan Tea is a rare Chinese Black Tea from the Yunnan Province. Grown and produced at high elevations, it boasts a full-bodied flavour from beginning to end. Anyone who enjoys a hearty infusion has indeed chosen exceptionally well here.

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What is Ying Ming Yunnan Tea?

This Loose Leaf Black Tea originates from the iconic Yunnan mountains. Harvesting takes place between March and April when the climatic conditions lend themselves to the Tea’s unique characteristics.

Graded as a Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP), Ying Ming Yunnan Tea consists of hand-crafted leaves with plenty of tips. Upon brewing, expect a bold sweetness like no other and an indulgent aftertaste. 

It is only a relatively recent occurrence that Yunnan Province has specialised in Black Tea. Before the 1930s, the region was renowned for its Green Tea production. However, the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) resulted in southeastern Tea-growing areas becoming war zones.

Yunnan, located to the west and away from the fighting, became a viable alternative. The industry hasn’t looked back since! 

Ying Ming Yunnan Tea Caffeine Content

Those who need an early morning energy boost or a late night pick-me-up needn’t look further than our wholesome, delicious and invigorating Ying Ming Yunnan Tea.

An average 8-oz serving contains about 45-mg of caffeine, a stimulating chemical compound known and loved around the world. The time has now come to show you how to make Ying Ming Yunnan Tea at its finest. 

How to Make Ying Ming Yunnan Tea

  1. Purchase a Tea Filter or Infuser for ease and convenience.

  2. Add about five grams into the accessory.

  3. Place the item in a cup and pour in freshly boiled water at 100°C.

  4. Allow it to infuse for 3-5 minutes for the best flavour.  

How to Serve: Milk, sugar, honey or lemon - the choice is yours. Alternatively, serve black. 

Tasting Notes: Imparts a full-bodied flavour with sweet notes throughout. 

Benefits of Ying Ming Yunnan Tea

Since Ying Ming Yunnan Tea is a Loose Leaf Black Tea, it comes with all of its associated health benefits. Perhaps most noteworthy is its remarkable nutritional value. It boasts an abundance of vitamins, minerals and other antioxidants capable of combating free radicals in the body.

In doing so, it works on a molecular level to reduce the risk of developing numerous chronic conditions. Other abilities include:

  • Improved Oral Health.
  • Enhanced Cognitive Function.
  • Promoted Weight Loss.
  • Aided Digestion.
  • Alleviated Anxiety.
  • Reduced Skin Inflammation. 

Have we piqued your interest? Check out our Black Tea benefits article for more information. 

Additional info
  • Type
    Type
    Black Tea
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
    Medium
  • Options
    Options
    Loose Tea
  • Country
    Country
    China
Reviews
4.6 / 5
  1. Lovely, but my favourite so far is the Golden Tips Yunnan

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  2. Like this tea very much!!

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  3. Another perfect, autumnal tea. Peppery and delicious.

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  5. Perfect for afternoon tea - not too strong.

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  6. Delicious and flavoursome tea bring back memories of my time in Yunnan.

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