Huo Shan Huang Ya Yellow Tea

A Yellow Tea from


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Calculated from 11 Ratings
Tea type
Yellow Tea
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Yellow Tea Leaves
Chocolate, Spinach, Sugar, Grass, Sweet Potatoes, Floral, Flowers, Honey, Hay, Smooth, Sweet, Dry Grass, Fruity, Garden Peas, Tannin, Tea, Thick, Vegetal, White Grapes, Bok Choy, Butter, Nutty, Soybean, Vegetable Broth, Vegetables, Green Bell Peppers, Apple, Astringent, Carrot, Corn Husk, Pear, Peas
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Typical Preparation
Use 11 oz / 312 ml of water
Set water temperature to 185 °F / 85 °C
Use 5 g of tea
Steep for 3 min, 45 sec
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14 Tasting Notes View all

“Chocolate aroma note from dry leaf. Strong spinach-vegetal note bloom in the flavour. Dark chocolate note at the end of the sip into the aftertaste. Sugary sweetness at the front of the profile on...” Read full tasting note
“Leaves: medium thin green leaves Measuring Spoon: no Steep: 8m Aroma: typical green tea, although it is a yellow Color: pale yellow almost clear Clarity: Great Taste: It has been soo long since...” Read full tasting note
“OK – yellow tea. Has to be a gimmick, right? So elusive and mysterious…hidden long-lost recipes and all that… Well, I was still excited to see what the hype was all about. First, it is not a...” Read full tasting note
“Thank you, Teavivre, for this sample! I don’t think I ever tried a yellow tea before. I anticipated that it would have characteristics similar to green tea since it was on the lighter side of the...” Read full tasting note


Growing Area:Taiyang Village, Huo Shan County, Liu’an City, Anhui Province

Standard of plucking:One bud with one leaf, or one bud with two unopened leaves.

Dry tea:Straight strip with slightly spread out leaves, covered with abundant white tips, deep green with slight yellowing color.

Aroma:Chestnut, slight floral

Color of liquor:Bright and clear, light yellow color

Taste:The first infusion is sweet and mellow, smooth and thick, from second infusion the taste gradually becomes fresh and brisk like green tea.

Caffeine:Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

With taste of both sweet mellow of Yellow Tea and fresh brisk of green tea, Huo Shan Huang Ya is a good choice for Yellow Tea lovers, women, and Green Tea lovers.

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