Black Rose

Rose Gongfu

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    A very clear sweetness, with strong notes of malt candy and raisins, and a subtle light rose finish. The malt flavor moves more into the background by each infusion, with the rose flavor taking over.

Rose and Black tea is a classic pairing as the sweet rose aroma sits perfectly within the warmer aroma profiles of a black tea (I never understood rose and Green tea unless it is a very zesty rose variety).

Some people make this blend using a floral Black like a Keemun but we prefer using a more warming and chocolatey tea like this Fujian Gongfu Black. This produces a more luscious brew and has that delicious turkish delight satisfaction.

Chinese Black Tea with Rose Buds and Rose Petals

Chinese Black Rose Tea How to Brew

Gong Fu Brewing Western Brewing
Water
Temp
Amountg per 100ml 1st Infusionseconds + Infusionsseconds Number of
Infusions
Amountg per 100ml 1st Infusionseconds + Infusionsseconds Number of
Infusions
90°c
195F
4.5 10 +5 8 0.8 120 +60 4

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