As many other teas, 2009 is pretty much the same as 2008. Besides the
characteristic indulging floral aroma, there is white hair in this batch meaning
it's a good early pick batch. High quality flavor yet not too strong, lingering
echo even after tea cups are washed. Yes, Monkey King remains #1 on Kam's green
2009 Monkey King is brought back by tea group member King who is 10+ years more
experienced than Kam in tea. King brings back Monkey King, good match. A round
of applause for him doing that for our tea friends on FunAlliance.com.
Suggested brewing parameters - TEA:WATER (by weight) 3:100. Gaiwan or glass is
fine. About 90C water brewing for 60-70 sec. Tea in the
cup/glasses first, then water. Can last 5-6 infusions. Other rules for brewing
green tea applies.
General Info on Monkey King
Monkey King smells like orchid, natural and refreshing. It's clean and elegant flavor sets it apart from the regular, or even top quality, green teas.
It has it's unmistaken-able style.
Compared to the most liked Chinese green tea Dragon Well, Kam would say Monkey scores better in overall pleasure.
Quick facts about Monkey King:
- It's 100% wild tea (wild tea is VERY rare in today's tea market)
- It's found in a valley full of monkeys and thus the