“Here’s Hoping Teabox – Round Seven- Tea #39 I was thinking this wouldn’t be as delicious as it is! But it’s a pretty tasty no caffeine option that I wouldn’t mind stocking up on. It’s kind of...” Read full tasting note
“Got some of this from the Here’s Hoping TTB and drank it the other night. Very warming, soothing and easy to drink. It had a subtle, robust, nutty sweetness and sort of reminded me of houjicha. I...” Read full tasting note
“Mmm, buckwheat. It looks like these little guys would be at home in a genmaicha. I can hardly resist chomping on a couple of these while I wait for my water to heat up! Crunchy! I’ve never tried a...” Read full tasting note
Producing area: Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Liangshan (Xichang city), Sichuan
Tea type: Fried rice tea
Dry tea: Plump-eared, uniform in size, yellowish-brown
Aroma: Full-bodied wheat smell
Liquid: Yellow green
Mouthfeel: Fragrant wheat smell, light sweet in taste, no bitterness, edible after being brewed
Tree species: Liangshan Black Tartary Buckwheat
Tea garden: XiJing Tea garden, 3,000 m above sea level
Preservation method: Store in cool, dry place away from sunlight
Shelf life:18 months
Made with Black Tartary buckwheat kernels, Ku Qiao (苦荞, Black Tartary buckwheat) tea is known as a healthy pure ecologic coarse-grain tea in many countries. There are two types of buckwheat that are most widely grown for tea: black buckwheat and common buckwheat (yellow buckwheat).
Whole-embryo black buckwheat tea is totally made from whole embryo of tartary buckwheat as material, by puffing method after stripping the chaff (similar way as making popcorn). The finished grain-like buckwheat seed tea show yellow and have an intriguing wheat fragrance. Black buckwheat is higher rich in bioflavonoid, vitamin, cellulose, protein as well as other trace elements than other types of buckwheat tea , so it is praised as the “ king of the five cereals“.
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China Tea Buckwheat Tea Black Tartary Buckwheat Tea Sichuan Liangshan Tea Buckwheat Total Germ 200g from Moylor