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Golden Needle Black Tea

Golden Needle Black Tea

(rating: 4.9 out of 5)

Golden Needle Black Tea is one of most precious black tea in the olden days. This special black tea is made from pine needle shape tea leaves, hence the name Jin Zhen which simply means Golden Needle. Golden Needle Black Tea is a good quality black tea that has been exported to overseas for many years. Some enjoy this tea together with milk for afternoon tea break.

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Other names:
Golden Needle Congou, Bai Lin Jin Zhen Gongfu, Bai Lin Jin Zhen Congou, Bai Lin Jin Zhen

Smooth and mellow tea with a hint of subtle peppery taste and sweet fragrance.

Young tea leaves with downy tea buds. Tea leaves are needle-like shapes.

Fuding, Fujian Province

Brewing Guide:
We recommend using purple clay or porcelain tea ware. Rinse tea cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 grams of tea leaves (1-2 teaspoons) for every 225 ml of water. Steep tea leaves in hot water at 100°c (212°F) for 1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and water temperature for subsequent brewing. If you like milk with your tea, add 10 to 15 ml of sweetened/plain dairy milk and stir.


Classic Golden Needle. Tastes like a complex mix of honey and maple syrup and pleasing tannins. A nice light black tea that Ive chosen to devote a Yixing pot to.

Andre (5/4/2009)

marvelous black tea with very nice cocoa notes, without smokiness and with a very aparent sweet finish. really recommendable

Sergio (9/1/2009)

A very nice tea with a bit of a honey after-taste.

Jennifer (1/20/2011)

Interesting aroma. An excellent wakeup morning tea. Ill order again.

kim-thu (2/16/2012)

This is a great te. I was looking for a replacement for a tea I used to get from another vendor that they discontinued and this is a match plus smoother.

Mitch (3/6/2013)

Excelent tea this is a perfect afternoon tea to relax while drinking

Mitch (3/6/2013)

I Order 2 pounds with one as a gift and they loved this tea as much as I do. This is one of the best teas I have had and cant get enough of it. I like to mix it with a citrus herbal tea and it takes the flavor to another level. This tea is a must have.

Mitch (7/25/2013)

As always this tea is out standing.

Mitch (8/20/2015)

As always this tea is out standing.

Mitch (8/20/2015)

As always this tea is out standing.

Mitch (8/20/2015)

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