Silver Needles

Roasted chestnut and wild honey aroma with a delicate, lingering honeysuckle sweetness.



Tea Style

About This Product

Also known as “Yin Zhen,” Silver Needles is a famous white tea. White tea (or bai cha) originated in China’s Fujian Province. This 2023 batch of Silver Needles comes from Fujian’s Wuyishan region.

Silver Needles is produced only from the newly-sprouted buds of the tea plant. The young buds are best in spring. They have a soft, silvery-white down that makes them look whiter in appearance and also adds a creamy texture to the brew. To process Silver Needles white tea, the buds are heat-braised in covered pans or dried in direct sun with minimal or no oxidation.

Ingredients: White Tea Leaves.

Brewing Instructions

Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
170°F (77°C)2-42-32
Silver Needles
Silver Needles