Limited No. 69, Da Hong Pao - Rock Oolong


Da Hong Pao, which translates to "Big Red Robe," is the most famous oolong harvested in Wu Yi Mountain. As with any celebrated Chinese tea, having the opportunity to drink a high-grade selection is a transformative experience. Heavily roasted over the course of months, this tea has notes of cacao and espresso, followed by a lasting honeysuckle finish.

Da Hong Pao is a Bellocq Limited Tea. It has been purchased in a small quantity and is available only from our tea atelier and online. 

Origin: Wu Yi Shan, Fujian Province, China - 2018

Brewing Instructions: 

  • 1-2 tsp per 8oz/250ml of water 
  • 195ºF/90ºC  (Bring fresh, cold spring water to a boil. Remove from heat, set aside 1 minute, and proceed.) 
  • Brew 5-7 minutes 
  • Good for 2 infusions