Keemun


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Kee·mun

 (kē′mo͝on′)
n.
A fine variety of black tea grown in Qimen County in Anhui Province, China.

[From Keemun, older transliteration of Mandarin Qímén , name of the county in Anhui where it is grown.]
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It is not the size but the well-defined delimitation that qualifies most specialty teas as origin teas, and usually the place will be part of the name, from Ceylon tea to Darjeeling tea to Keemun or Qimen black tea to Kakegawa Fukamushi tea, there are hundreds more of them.
If you do like milk then try Assam, Yunnan or Keemun black teas as an alternative.
Spicy teas, like Yunnan, a Chinese black tea, or Keemun, a fruity Chinese black tea, offer complexity and layers to the experience of tea pairings.
Experiment with exotic varieties of green teas like Gunpowder, Dragonwell, Hojicha and Sencha; black teas such as Golden Needle, Keemun, Lapsang Souchong and Assam; Oolongs like Pouchong, Qing Tea, Red Hood and Wuyi; or Matcha, a fine, powdered green tea used in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Stephen Stroman, manager of the Lobby Lounge at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, SC, where afternoon tea is de rigeur, notices that China Rose Petal is a popular scented tea, while tea purists usually opt for high quality Darjeeling, Keemun and green teas.
En esta categoria se encuentran las fragancias Keemun y Lapsang Schouchong.
Used for enhancing energy, some black teas include: Assam, Ceylon, Darjeeling, Keemun, Lapsang Souchong and Orange Pekoe.
In 1875, a dismissed imperial official took the initiative to try full oxidation of the already locally famous Huang Shan Mao Feng spring leaf, which was then named Qimen Hong Cha, or Qi Hong or Keemun, from the Qimen village in Anhui Province.