Breakfast Qimen (Breakfast Keemun)

Organic Black Tea 2018

This tea is hand picked, and processed by hand as well. While black tea is often taken with milk and sugar, we recommend enjoying our teas pure.


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Tea Origin
Anhui Province, China

Tea Bush
Qi Meng Zhu Ye Zhong

Tea Master
Xie Yong Zhong

Harvest Time

Picking Standard
1 bud to 2-4 leaves

This organic black tea is hand picked, and processed by hand as well. This certified organic tea is from the famous hometown of black tea in Anhui Province, and is a very popular everyday tea. Compared to our Premium Keemun, Breakfast Keemun (Qimen) is more finely chopped and is from a later picking. It is a slightly lower grade tea then our Premium Keemun, and is a blend of late spring and early summer leaves.

This is a tea that infuses quickly, with a strong body and is ideal if you like to drink your tea with milk and sugar. While black tea is often taken with milk, sugar or other flavorings, we recommend enjoying our teas pure. For an everyday grade of black tea, Breakfast Keemun is a very affordable options for people who like to start their day off with a strongly brewed cup of tea with less caffeine then a cup of coffee. This black tea will withstand its flavor and aroma over five infusions. It is also often enjoyed as an iced tea, which can be flavored with juice or by itself. Enjoy the intense red tea color, rich strong tannin taste with a lightly fruity aroma. Try blending this organic black tea with your favorite flavorings. This is an easy tea to brew and drink, we recommend Breakfast Keemun if you are new to loose leaf black teas or enjoy English or other well known breakfast teas.

No chemical fertilizer, pesticide, or herbicide was used in the production of this tea. Click here to read more about our promise to fair trade and the environment.

Breakfast Qimen (Breakfast Keemun) brewing guidelines

Teaware: 12 oz. glass, porcelain or yi xing clay pot
Amount: ¾ Tbs of tea leaves(4g)
Water: boiling filtered water
Infusion: First infusion at least 2 minutes. The leaves are good for 5 infusions. Add a little more time for each subsequent infusion.