Hi ,here is another one of the Q&As on Chinese Tea——
Q:What are the famous representatives of green tea? ，
A:Green tea is “non-fermented tea", whose tea leaves are produced without fermentation but with the way of “roasting, baking, drying in the sun, steaming" to inhibit the oxidation of tea polyphenols. Then the tea leaves are rolled and dried. The dry leaves, tea soup and infused leaves of this kind of tea are all green. Green tea has the longest history among all kinds of tea in China. It also has the largest production. The famous representatives of green tea are as follows: Xihu Longjing, Dongting Biluochun, Huangshan Maofeng, Xinyang Maojian, Lu'an Guapian, Taiping Houkui, Anji Baicha, Zhuyeqing and so on.
绿茶小知识 Tips About Green Tea
Tea leaves of Biluochun are small and tender, people have to pick 6-7 million bugs to make 500g of Biluochun.
Anji Baicha is green tea,it is named “baicha” because the raw material is picked from a kind of tea tree which tender buds are white.
Lu'an Guapian is the only tea with no bud and no stem .
Green tea is not “the earlier the better". It is better to drink two weeks after processing.
There is no need to throw the first steep away when making green tea, the best way is to brew in a glass,with hot water (75- 80℃).