It is not difficult to make tea, but it is not easy. Why is the tea made by others good to drink, sweet and refreshing, while the tea made by oneself is bitter and astringent, and it always feels bad to drink?
5 skills You Should Take Can Make Tea soup Sweet and Delicious
To make a good cup of tea, Xiaoni thinks that the tea set, water temperature, tea volume, water temperature, and soup time are very important. As long as you understand the key points below, the tea soup will not be too bad.
1. Choose The Right Tea Set
As the saying goes, "if you want to do a good job, you must first sharpen your utensils". If you want to make good tea, the choice of the tea set is very important.
Sometimes different tea needs to use different materials of a tea set to make tea, to release all its endoplasmic, some small details can play a role in reducing the bitterness of tea soup.
For example, all tea can be brewed with a white porcelain cover bowl; But among them, green tea can be brewed with glass teaware;
Rock tea, single cluster tea, Tieguanyin, and ripe tea can also be brewed in a purple clay pot.
The simplest choice of tea set: white porcelain cover bowl.
The white porcelain cover bowl has a smooth surface, and delicate pores, and does not absorb fragrance or taste. Therefore, the original tea soup can be obtained.
2. Choose The Right Water
"Water is the mother of tea, and utensils are the father of tea.".
Water is the carrier of the taste and flavor of tea, and the color, aroma, and taste of tea should be mostly melted into the water;
Therefore, water can directly affect the taste buds of tea, so good tea must be matched with good water.
Lu Yu wrote in the book of tea that "the water is used on the mountains and rivers, in the river, and under the well water". It can be seen that tea-making in ancient times had strict requirements for water. The best water used to be spring water and mountain stream water;
Now it is recommended to use pure water, mountain spring water, or mineral water with fewer minerals, but soft water is preferred.
Water selection suggestions: the water quality should be clear and clean, the water source should be fresh, the water body should be light, and the water taste should be sweet and clear.
The simplest choice of water, is pure water.
3. Make Tea With Boiling Water
There has been a debate in the tea circle, about whether to make tea with 85 ℃ water or boiled water.
Most people think that it is sweeter to make tea with 85 ℃ warm water. However, it has been proved that tea soup brewed with warm water is ordinary and harmless.
Senior tea customers all know that good tea is not afraid of boiling water. Only by brewing with boiling water can the substances in the tea be stimulated, and the fragrance of tea, the fresh and sweet taste, and the tea soup full of pulp feeling can be reflected.
100 ℃ can adapt to all kinds of tea.
The most simple choice of water temperature: boiling water with bubble can be used for making tea. Pour the boiled water when bubble disperse.
4. Put In The Right Amount of Tea
Due to the different technology, shape, and properties of various teas, the amount of tea added is also different.
According to the 110 ml cover bowl, the amount of tea added is as follows:
Make white tea, add 5 grams of tea;
Make black tea, put 5 grams of tea;
Make rock tea, put in 8 grams of tea;
Make Pu'er tea, add 7 grams of tea;
Make green tea, 2 g of tea.
Too little tea, light tea flavor, an excessive amount of tea, rich, bitter, and astringent, therefore, this degree needs to be grasped.
The above amount of tea is relatively moderate and suitable for most people's tastes. Of course, there is no absolute standard for the amount of tea. You can increase or decrease the amount of tea according to your long-term practice, and finally, suit yourself.
5. Steeping Time
Green tea, yellow tea: General requirements for rapid soup, water injection, about 5 seconds.
Oolong tea (granular or tea-shaped tight knot): you can sit slightly in a cup, after water injection, the first bubble 20 ~ 30 seconds out of the soup.
Oolong tea (string-like or tea-shaped loose): you can sit slightly in a cup, and after water injection, the soup will be produced after the first 10 seconds.
White tea: wake up after tea, water injection, within 5 seconds quickly out of the soup, and do not sit in the cup.
Black tea: wake up after tea, water injection, within 5~7 seconds quickly out of the soup, do not sit cup.
Dark Green tea: after water injection, the soup can be quickly produced within 5 seconds, without taking a cup.
Note: the above soup time can be used as a reference, not a standard, but also can be adjusted according to actual needs.
The most simple choice of steeping time: As fast as possible is the basic criterion.
Tea is a condiment of life. If you learn how to make tea, you can also hone your will.
All these preparations are to make a good cup of tea, but there is no need to be restricted by rules and regulations;
How convenient, how convenient, how to come, as long as the final cup of tea you want.