Scarlet Robe

Scarlet Robe

Da Hong Pao| Fujian Province, Wuyi Mountains | Spring 2017
Loose Leaf

Regular price$56.00
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Brews 12 cups of tea. $4.66 per cup.


Scarlet Robe (also known as "Da Hong Pao" or "Big Red Robe") is the most famous of the Wuyi rock teas.

Because of its price and rarity, most shops don't sell real Da Hong Pao. Instead, they label their best rock teas as Da Hong Pao, when they really are something else. Not at Sophie's.

Best Brewed in Clay Yixing teapot is best. Ceramic is acceptable

Water Temperature 200°F
Amount of tea 5 grams of tea
Brew Covered or Uncovered Covered
Rinse None
Brew Times


  • 1st Brew: 2 minutes and 30 seconds
  • 2nd Brew: 1 minute and 20 seconds

Ceramic or Glass

  • 1st Brew: 3 minutes and 30 seconds
  • 2nd Brew: 2 minutes and 20 seconds

In Store Pickup is free at our Oakland location.

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