Black tea from Ali Mountain
One of the most famous tea from Alishan is “Honey black tea”. The small leafhoppers suck sap from the tea plants which make the tea has “muscatel flavor” or honey flavor after processing. The best weather condition is summer due to the activiness of the leafhoppers. The small-leaf black tea has become popular among young generations in Taiwan.
The tea making
This tea is growing in the ecological garden that the owner also raises many animals in his farm that he reuses the compost and peanut shell as the organic fertilizers. The long-shaped tea will beautifully expand in the hot water.
Processing: Heavy oxidation and middle roasted, long shape