As early as the Qing dynasty, the Qianlong and Kangxi emperors drank both flavored and milk teas. During this time, both jasmine tea and tea, which like this, was flavored with rose.
A common name for similar teas is Rose Congou (or gongfu, as it is written now). Ours is called Palace Rose - if it was good enough for the emperor's court, it's good enough for us...
The taste is full-bodied, with a very clear scent of roses. Not particularly bitter, and also good to drink cold.
|Base tea organic||Yes|
|Ingredients||Black tea*, rose flowers*, *) From controlled organic farms|
|Dose||2-3 grams (about 1½ tsp) / 2 dl|
|Steeping time||3 - 5 min|