First Steps
First Steps

First Steps — Huangya

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First Steps (Huangya) is a beautiful Yellow Tea (Huang Cha) from Hunan Province with a roast taste and a viscous, full mouthfeel.

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

About First Steps

Many Yellow teas tend to be sweet and floral. Not this one. This Yellow tea is roasted (toasty) in addition to tasting slightly sweet. Because of its rich, toasty flavor, it is a great starter tea. A good "first step" into the Yellow tea category, perhaps!

Tea Profile

  • Category: Yellow Tea (Huang Cha)
  • Location: Hunan Province
  • Pick: Spring 2019
  • Aroma: Toasty
  • Taste: Roast
  • Mouthfeel: Viscous, Full
  • Aftertaste: Fried Rice
  • Sensory Experience: Neutral
  • Roast: None
  • Oxidation: Light

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
  • 3rd Brew: 2 minutes and 30 seconds
  • 4th Brew: 3 minutes

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