English brand name: Daoli Golden Trip
Chinese characters: 道理 乌龙 人参
Pinyin: dàolǐ wūlóng rénshēn
Name origin: renshen means ginseng; wulong is a type of tea
Ingredients: buds of Camellia sinensis, ginseng root (Panax ginseng), and licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Harvest year: 2011
Origin: Fujian, China
Selected, imported, and packaged by: Daoli
Steeping suggestion: 6 grams, ~ 90 °C 100-250 ml, 60-120 seconds, 5-6 times
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A word about the tea
Daoli Golden Trip is made of fine wulong tea leaves soaked in the mixture of ground ginseng roots and licorice, which makes Golden Trip a perfect choice for those who appreciate a bit of natural sweetness in their beverages. This tea will replenish your energy and help you stay awake and focused.
Tea and Health
Ginseng comes from the Chinese word renshen, which literally means "root shaped like a man". The plant is often used for making energising medicines and herbal stimulants. Chinese have been mixing it with tea for a long time. Mildly oxidised leaves of wulong tea have proven to be the best match for the root, and this tradition has gradually evolved into the "pellet-shaped" rolled-up leaves of wulong tea that we are so used to these days. The licorice root is widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to boost immune system, improve digestion, and restore vitality. Learn more about tea and healthy living.
Why we like it
The sweetness of the licorice dominates the Golden Trip’s flavor for the first two or three brews. After that, the characteristic taste of wulong will come forward. Golden Trip can become a gateway into authentic tea drinking tradition for those who are used to aromatized teas, coffee, and blended beverages. Roman often takes a thermos filled with freshly made Ginseng tea to his morning classes. Miha likes to include Golden Trip in casual tea ceremonies where he can share it with people who don’t normally drink tea. Whenever they ask for a refill, it’s a mission accomplished. :-) Read more about how we do business.
Making your cup of tea
Tea can be steeped in a tea pot, gaiwan, or a strainer placed right in your cup. Feel free to experiment with time, temperature, and quantity. If tea feels a bit strong or bitter, just use less leaves or steep it for a shorter period of time.
The purpose of the first brew is to rinse the leaves slightly, so it shouldn’t last more than five seconds and should be discarded. Pour the hot water again (90 °C). This time let it steep for up to one minute, allowing the tightly rolled leaves to open up. Increase the steeping time slightly with each following brew to maintain the desired level of strength and fragrance.
Avoid leaving the leaves soaking in water between brews, because it makes tea taste bitter and steals a lot of its flavor. If used properly, about six grams of Daoli Golden Trip can yield five to six middle-size cups of excellent tea.
Chinese people enjoy the original taste of tea, so they never use milk, sugar, or lemon. Daoli teas are great for hot and iced beverages.
Packaging and storage
Each resealable bag of Daoli Golden Trip contains 140 grams of tea. It should be stored in a cool and dry place. The expiry date is stamped on the bag.
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"For all freezing sweet tooth people out there, this is a little cup (a few of them) of perfection." --Tamejhna about Daoli Golden Trip on Steepster
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