Heart a cup of tea, what makes it good, everyone's definition is different. So why is it that people who often make tea and drink tea can identify good tea? In fact, the human body will tell you if the tea is good or not!
Mastered these four key words: sweetness, body, throat and body.
Keyword 1: Sweetness
Sweetness is the process of producing sweetness after the transformation of bitterness in the mouth. Sweetness is a pleasant experience when drinking tea. Good tea often comes with "sweetness", and the strength and persistence of sweetness is often used as a criterion for judging good tea.
When a good tea first enters the mouth, it is lightly sweet and slightly bitter, with a long aftertaste in the mouth, and as time goes by, the sweetness gradually overtakes the bitterness and ends up with sweetness. The contrast and contrast between the flavors of a sip of tea brings a magical impact and enjoyment to the taste buds.
Keyword 2: Shengjin
It refers to the saliva gushing out from both cheeks, the surface of the tongue and the bottom of the tongue after drinking tea.
The cheeks are tasty, when tasting tea, the first sip is important, sip and feel whether the cheeks secrete saliva. Certain components of the tea will stimulate the mouth to astringency forming an astringent sensation and astringency. It is important to note that not all astringent sensations will produce astringency.
The surface of the tongue produces a soft and smooth feeling as the tea broth passes through the mouth and is swallowed with saliva secreted slowly in the mouth. Saliva is continuously secreted from the top of the tongue and subsequently flows into the mouth on both sides of the tongue.
The highest level of the production of the Jin is the "Ming", which means "continuous".
As the tea broth passes through the mouth and touches the bottom of the tongue, the bottom side of the tongue will slowly build up with a constant sensation of tiny bubbles gushing out. This process is more slow and continuous.
Keyword 3: Throat Rhythm
Throat rhythm is simply the feeling that the tea soup brings to the throat after drinking the tea, such as the sweet aftertaste produced in the throat. After the tea broth satisfies the taste stimulation in the mouth, it penetrates deeper into the throat and even the esophagus and stomach to produce a feverish sensation. For some of the more experienced tea drinkers, the throat rhythm is their standard for evaluating the merits of tea, and they will even sometimes point to the throat and say, "It feels like the tea soup is coming down here, good tea."
Keyword 4: body sensation
In Chinese medicine theory, any food in the mouth, the body according to its hot and cold properties, will have the corresponding feelings. After the tea soup enters the body, the body organs corresponding feelings - "cold, cool, warm, hot, sore, numb, swollen, pain" is the body sensation.
And the body feeling when drinking tea, that is, the tea people's mouth tea gas. It is produced by the organic error in the tea leaves and polysaccharides combined with water dissolution, often manifested as hiccups, body heat, light sweat, etc.
The strong body feeling is a reflection of the richness of the substance contained in the tea, it is only an objective or even accidental existence, not as an inevitable standard of good tea, but the personal body and the exchange of tea, rising to the tea gas, also only represents the feelings of the individual. Tea gas is the natural reaction of the human body to tea, different body types, the reaction varies, so do not define others by their own feelings.
The human body is better at picking good tea than the mind. The mind may be influenced by others, but the body is not. So you need to discover the clues buried deep in your body and even in your voice, and savor them to find a good tea that suits you.