Lava Mountain
Lava Mountain

Lava Mountain — Ban Yan Cha

Regular price$12.00
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Lava Mountain (Ban Yan Cha) is a beautiful Oolong Tea (WuLong Cha) from Ban Yan, Wuyi Shan, Fujian Province with a minerality taste.

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

Tea Profile

  • Category: Oolong Tea (WuLong Cha)
  • Subcategory: Half Cliff Tea (Ban Yan Cha)
  • Location: Ban Yan, Wuyi Shan, Fujian Province
  • Pick: Spring 2019
  • Aroma: Roast, Minerality
  • Taste: Minerality
  • Roast: Heavy
  • Oxidation: Medium

Best Brewed in Clay Yixing teapot. 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: 3 minutes
  • 2nd Brew: 2 minutes

Ceramic or Glass

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

In Store Pickup is free at our Oakland location.

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