Black tea (fully oxidized)
This page refers to fully oxidized tea. For the traditional Chinese use of the term "Black Tea", see Black Tea (post-fermented)
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Known in the Western world as "black tea," and in the East as "red tea" (红茶 - hóng chá), this style of tea is fully oxidized.
Eastern and Western Terms
In the East, the term "black tea" is used to describe a category of post-fermented, often compressed teas such as puerh, liu an, liu bao, and others. Teas that would be called "black tea" in the West are usually known in the East as "red teas." In the West, "red tea" exclusively denotes the herbal tea Rooibos.
- Qimen (祁门红茶) aka Keemun, from Anhui Province
- Dian Hong (滇红) from Yunnan Province, aka Yunnan Gold or Yunnan Black
- Golden Monkey
- Ying De Hong (英徳紅): from Guangdong Province
- Jiu Qiu Hong Mei: from Hu Fou district, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province.
- Bai Lin Gong Fu: Bai Lin, Tai Mu Mountain, Fu Ding County, Fujian Province.
- Keemun Hao Ya: from Qi Men County, An Hui Province.