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Encyclopedia > Da Hong Pao tea
Da Hong Pao
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Type: Oolong
Other names: Large Red Robe (and synonyms), Ta Hong Pao
Origin: Mount Wuyi, Fujian Province, China
Quick description: Most famous of the Mount Wuyi teas, becoming widely availible.


Alternate meanings: Oolong (disambiguation) Oolong (烏龍 wūlóng in the Mandarin Pinyin romanization) is a traditional Chinese type of tea somewhere in between green and black in oxidation (traditionally but improperly called fermentation) time. ... Red is a color at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment of various types, including: A gown worn as part of the academic dress of faculty or students, especially for ceremonial occasions, such as a convocations or graduations. ... Synonyms (in ancient Greek syn συν = plus and onoma όνομα = name) are different words with similar or identical meanings. ... Mount Wuyi is a mountain located at Wuyishan, on the northern border of Fujian province with Jiangxi province, China. ... Fujian (Chinese: 福建; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chien; Postal System Pinyin: Fukien, Foukien; local transliteration Hokkien from Min Nan Hok-kiàn) is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of China. ... Mount Wuyi is a mountain located at Wuyishan, on the northern border of Fujian province with Jiangxi province, China. ... Made by uploader based on a large scale map of China by woodhome and hunry of the XZQH forums. ...

Da Hong Pao is a very important Wuyi Oolong whose name comes from the fact it helped cure an owner of a Large Red Robe which was hung on the bush, hence earning it the name. Originally there were 4 bushes growing on a rock on Mount Wuyi, 2 of which still survive today and are harvested for a few kilograms each year. This original and real Da Hong Pao can fetch tens of thousands of dollars per kilogram but people have taken cuttings and cultivated generations of Da Hong Pao plants which provide a more affordable Da Hong Pao that you are likely to find in many places. It is a famous bush, see Si Da Ming Cong for the 3 other famous bushes. Mount Wuyi is a mountain located at Wuyishan, on the northern border of Fujian province with Jiangxi province, China. ... Alternate meanings: Oolong (disambiguation) Oolong tea leaves Oolong tea with can; (Grand Western brand) Oolong (烏龍 wūlóng in the Mandarin Pinyin romanization) is a traditional Chinese type of tea somewhere in between green and black in oxidation. ... Rock may refer to: Rock, a geologic substance composed of minerals Rock, the super-genre of the styles of music evolved from Rock and roll Rock, a small offshore islet with minimal soil Rock, a confectionery made and sold in many of the UKs seaside holiday resorts Rock candy... Mount Wuyi is a mountain located at Wuyishan, on the northern border of Fujian province with Jiangxi province, China. ... Si Da Ming Cong refers to 4 famous Wuyi Oolong tea bushes, namely: Da Hong Pao Shui Jin Gui Tieluohan Bai Ji Guan References Seven Cups Tea, on the 4 famous Jing Tea Shop, on the 4 famous Categories: Tea | Chinese tea grown in Fujian ...


Da Hong Pao has a very distinctive sweet taste with a lingering aftertaste, traditionally processed Da Hong Pao also has a more smokey fragrance.


See also

Si Da Ming Cong refers to 4 famous Wuyi Oolong tea bushes, namely: Da Hong Pao Shui Jin Gui Tieluohan Bai Ji Guan References Seven Cups Tea, on the 4 famous Jing Tea Shop, on the 4 famous Categories: Tea | Chinese tea grown in Fujian ...

References

  • Babelcarp on Da Hong Pao.
  • Master Lam Kam Cheun et al (2002). The way of tea. Gaia Books. ISBN 1-85675-143-0.
  • Golden Teahouse and tea resource [1]

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Da Hong Pao tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (198 words)
Da Hong Pao is a very important Wuyi Oolong whose name comes from the fact it helped cure an owner of a Large Red Robe which was hung on the bush, hence earning it the name.
This original and real Da Hong Pao can fetch tens of thousands of dollars per kilogram but people have taken cuttings and cultivated generations of Da Hong Pao plants which provide a more affordable Da Hong Pao that you are likely to find in many places.
Xiao Hong Pao, or Small Red Robe refers to Da Hong Pao that may have been grown from third or more generation plants but the term is rarely used.
Tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (11505 words)
Tea is often drunk at social events, such as afternoon tea and the tea party.
Darjeeling tea is known for its delicate aroma and light colour and is aptly termed as "the champagne of teas", Assam tea is known for its robust taste and dark colour, and Nilgiri tea is dark, intensely aromatic and flavoured.
Tea consumption is taboo in the US-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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