This is the green tea that many of us and our parents grew up with. Many of us crave its roasted and assertive flavors. It is made from the tougher leaves. These leaves are fixed green and then fired for an extended period in a hot rotating oven.
|Dry Leaves||Green and tightly rolled, like something that might shoot out of a musket.|
|Liquor||Varies from a bright yellow to a light brown.|
|Aroma||A definite aroma of burnt wood.|
|Body||Medium body from the heavy roasting.|
|Flavors||The charred, barely vegetal flavor of heavily grilled leeks.|
|Brewing Time||2 to 3 minutes|
|Brewing Temperature||175° F|