Tai Ping Hou Kui

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Calculated from 2 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Apricot, Fruity, Nutty
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Typical Preparation
Use 5 oz / 148 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Steep for 2 min, 0 sec
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“I found a small sample of this tea tucked away that I’ve had for who-knows-how-long – probably the last time the GCTTB came through about a year ago. The tea leave look more like flattened piece...” Read full tasting note
“GCTTB Thanks scribbles for putting this one in the box. I know it’s a pricey tea. I tried it out today. Didn’t get any pictures but brewed it in my glass teapot to see the pretty leaves. First...” Read full tasting note


This is a fantastically sweet and floral green tea that has recently been gaining popularity in the word of Chinese tea. This tea has won a slew of awards including the ‘King of Tea’ award in 2004 at the China tea exhibition.

Our Tai Ping Hou Kai is strong and floral with fruity scents, subtle hints of apricot. The liquor is thick but very light. It tastes subtly sweet with a grassy aftertaste.

Region: Houkeng Village, Anhui Province, China

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