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Black Phoenix | Black Tea

  • Loose leaf Black Phoenix Dan Cong black tea
  • Steeped cup Black Phoenix Dan Cong black tea

Black Phoenix | Black Tea
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Delivers the classic honey/floral elements of Dan Cong oolong, but the black tea craft brings depth, malt, and spice. Stratified aromatics and thick liquor. Powerful and impressive.

Made on March 20, 2022 by Mr. Chen Yong Qiang in Mei Zhou City of Guangdong Province. It’s a 1 bud, 2 leaf pick from the “White Leaf Dan Cong” cultivar growing at approximately 2,400 feet. This tea comes from plants that are only harvested in the spring and allowed to rest the remaining seasons, protecting the plants vitality.

Ingredients: black tea

Steeping Instructions

4 grams | 10-12 oz water | 195°F | Steep 3 min. 

Traditional Steeping - Use 6 grams of tea in 150ml of boiling water:

  • 10 sec – rinse
  • 1st steep – 25 sec
  • 2nd steep – 20 sec
  • 3rd steep – 50 sec
  • 4th steep – 2 min
  • 5th steep – 4 min

Number of Cups

2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups