Here are some guidelines for brewing Xi Ding oolong tea. These are meant as a starting point only. Please adjust to suit your individual preferences.
- Brewing vessel: 150cc (5 US fluid ounces)
- 6 grams of tea leaves
- Water temperature: 85 - 90 C (185 - 190 F)
- Infusion durations: 30 seconds, 1 minute, 1 minute 30 seconds, 2 minutes, and 3.5 minutes
The taste of the brewed tea is affected by the water quality, water temperature, amount of tea leaves, type of brewing vessel and the duration of each infusion.