Measure 1 tablespoon per cup (150-200ml), add 80º C water, infuse for 1-3 minutes.
Measure 3-5g per cup (150-200ml), infuse in 80º C water for 1 minute. Try subsequent infusions between 60-90 seconds gradually increeasing the time on subsequent infusions.
Made this way the tea can be brewed between 3-5 infusions.
Wow, is this what real tea is all about? I’m no expert but it’s a big step away from the ‘infusions’ you get in normal shops. A mate suggested doing something different and by golly that was a good suggestion.
So lovely and refreshing!
Not a loose leaf tea expert, I was pusuaded by the extremely knowledgable and polite Chris to start my loose leaf tea journey with ‘Pouching’. Now I must say that since that journey has started I have found a true favourite (gui fei) but in returning to a cup of pouchong by chance I was reminded of how light and refreshing it is.
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