Yellow Tea

Often described in comparison to Green Tea, yellow tea doesn’t pale in quality, flavor, or experience. However, it does lack recognition – it is the least well-known and drunken tea.

Yellow Tea has a slower drying phase than Green Tea, allowing the leaves to turn an autumnal yellow while staying relatively damp.

Visual profile

Honey-ish color that’s similar to Green Tea but veers more towards an orangey look.

Flavor

Medium-bodied smooth, mellow flavor, somewhat sweet without the grassy, potent earthiness of Green Tea.

Aroma

Fruity, floral aroma.

Varieties

  • Huo Shan Huang Ya (Amber Mountain)
  • Jun Shan Yinzhen.
  • Meng Ding Huang Ya
  • Mo Gan Huang Ya

The health benefits of Yellow Tea

Much like Green Tea, this yellow variety is brimming with health benefits, full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

How to serve Yellow Tea 

While Yellow Tea tastes delicious on its own, honey is considered a fantastic, flavourful companion that brings out its sweeter side.

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