Video in Youtube: La Lao Huo(the final step baking) for Liu An Gua Pian
I will put some video in our blog, It can help some tea lover to understand the tea making process. 🙂
Laohuo-refers to bake the leaves around 160-180 degree. This is the extremely crucial step, which directly influences on the aroma, leaves color, shape and taste. A big baking basket is adopted with 1.5 diameter. Wood charcoal is used at this step. Around 3-4kgs of teas are on the big basket. This procedures of this step can be described as following. Two tea makers carry the basket onto the charcoal for about 5 seconds, then carry it down to stir the leaves to lower down its temperature; This two procedures require to be done at least 120 times, which is similiar to walking over 10 km road.
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