Blizzard
Blizzard

Blizzard — Fujian Hua Cha

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Blizzard (Fujian Hua Cha) is a beautiful Jasmine Green Tea (Hua Cha) from Fujian Province with a jasmine taste and a light bodied, fresh mouthfeel.

Like all of our teas, we only source the "Grand Cru" version of Blizzard (Fujian Hua Cha) through our exclusive relationships with the most sought after tea farmers in China.

About Blizzard

What an unusual tea! Most Jasmine Green teas keep the jasmine flowers and tea leaves separate. Jasmine flowers hold more moisture than tea leaves, which makes for a bad combination if you want to keep your tea leaves from molding. With Blizzard, the tea master intentionally added jasmine flowers to the mix, but not for the reason you think.

In 1995, the tea master behind Blizzard invented a new process for infusing Jasmine Green teas. Like all Jasmine Green teas, after infusing the tea with jasmine, he removes the jasmine flowers from the tea leaves. But, on the side, he sources a different varietal of jasmine to dry. When dried, this jasmine flower has the same moisture level as dried tea leaves but consequently only contribute to the aesthetics. The extra dried leaves provide no additional flavor.

The end result is remarkable. When brewed, the jasmine flowers flow in a way that makes it appear like a blizzard is going on in your cup of tea!

Tea Profile

  • Category: Jasmine Green Tea (Hua Cha)
  • Location: Fujian Province
  • Pick: Spring 2019
  • Aroma: Jasmine
  • Taste: Jasmine
  • Mouthfeel: Light Bodied, Fresh
  • Sensory Experience: Cooling, Refreshing
  • Roast: None
  • Oxidation: None

Best Brewed in Glass or Ceramic

Water Temperature 175°F
Amount of tea 4 grams of tea
Brew Covered or Uncovered Uncovered
Rinse None
Brew Times

Ceramic or Glass

  • 1st Brew: 2 minutes
  • 2nd Brew: 1 minute

In Store Pickup is free at our Oakland location.

Overnight and Domestic shipping available.

For international shipping, please contact John directly at: j28.brown@gmail.com


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