Gan Lu aka Sweet Dew tea is the most famous tea from Mount Meng, Sichuan Province in the southwest part of China.
This tea is also very nice if you brew it with cold water, great for the hot summer. The tea buds are very tiny and beautiful, the unique character of the tea bush creates a bright green tea color, fresh rich flavor and lingering sweet aftertaste.
Other names: Sweet Dew Green Tea, Mount Meng Sweet Dew
Taste: Fresh, refreshing and has a very sweet aftertaste.
Appearance: Curly green tea leaves are partially covered with white silvery tips. The infusion yields light yellow liquor.
Origin: Meng Shan , Sichuan Province
Harvest Period: Spring
Brewing Guide: We recommend using glass-based or porcelain tea ware. Rinse tea cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2.5 - 3 grams of tea leaves (1-2.5 teaspoons) for every 225 ml of water. Steep tea leaves in hot water at 70°c (158°F) to 80°c (176°F) for 1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.