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However, any leaf may be used in the production of lapsang souchong, and, indeed, the young leaves and bud are used in Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong. const customGranularity = { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [120, 600] }}, Add the power of Cambridge Dictionary to your website using our free search box widgets. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, Where our ancestors enjoyed the flavour, in modern usage, "to Lapsang the Souchong" means when your girlfriend takes a swig of lapsang tea, and then takes you in her warmed up mouth, with the tea still in there, and gives you a juicy blow job. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446382' }}, Meaning The name itself refers to Lapsang which means “smoky variety” or “smoky sub variety” and Souchong refers to the fourth and fifth tea leaves used to create Lapsang Souchong. Few people know that Lapsang Souchong was the original black tea. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11653860' }}, Xiǎozhǒng (小種) means "sub-variety". {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [160, 600] }}, "error": true, "authorizationFallbackResponse": { Created in the famous tea growing area of Fujian, China around 300 years ago. var pbDesktopSlots = [ { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, This smoking is accomplished either as a cold smoke of the raw leaves as they are processed or as a hot smoke of previously processed (withered and oxidized) leaves. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, }, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_l", "en"); The leaves are transferred to cloth bags where they are allowed to oxidize for 5 to 6 hours with a quick pan-firing to the seal the cell walls and halt the oxidation. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [120, 600] }}, It can be infused once, for 3 to 5 minutes, with 2 to 3 grams (one tablespoon) of loose-leaf tea per 150 millilitres (​2⁄3 cup) of water used,[9] or through multiple infusions using 5 grams for 30 seconds to one minute at a time in 110 millilitres of water. [7], Generic lapsang souchong uses a similar process but with leaves collected from more distant farms. } "sign-in": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signin?rid=READER_ID", initAdSlotRefresher(); } }] Improve your vocabulary with English Vocabulary in Use from Cambridge.Learn the words you need to communicate with confidence. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, [2][14] The blend called Russian Caravan consists of approximately 60 % Keemun, 20 % lapsang souchong and the remainder being a roasted oolong; the blend is intended to invoke thoughts of camel caravans en route from China to Russia in the 19th century delivering goods such as black tea which could absorb some of the campfire smoke during their months-long journey. syncDelay: 3000 { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, 'increment': 0.05, It is commonly converted to the English phonetics of Lapsang Souchong. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, {code: 'ad_rightslot2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot2', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot2' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, Lapsang souchong is the first black tea in history, even earlier than the famous Keemun tea. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, var mapping_houseslot_b = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([963, 0], []).addSize([0, 0], [300, 250]).build(); storage: { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [120, 600] }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387233' }}, dfpSlots['topslot_b'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/topslot', [[728, 90]], 'ad_topslot_b').defineSizeMapping(mapping_topslot_b).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'top').setTargeting('hp', 'center').addService(googletag.pubads()); {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, This month we are talking about Lapsang Souchong. type: "html5", : a souchong tea having a pronounced smoky flavor and aroma. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_l = en"); var pbAdUnits = getPrebidSlots(curResolution); { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, [uncountable] jump to other results. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, 'increment': 0.01, Many of the compounds making up the aroma of lapsang souchong, including longifolene, originate only in the pine smoke and are not found in other kinds of tea. Lapsang souchong is typically fermented slightly in large barrels before it is completely dried. Lapsang Souchong was called Bohea by the European at the beginning, a pronunciation of the local dialect of Wuyi Mountain, which means the tea from there. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [320, 50] }}, googletag.pubads().disableInitialLoad(); name: "idl_env", [5] Before lapsang came into use, the term smoky souchong was used to describe this tea leaf. googletag.cmd.push(function() { 'max': 30, The trade name would later become lapsang souchong from the Fuzhou dialect: La (pine) Sang (wood) with souchong meaning "small sort" referring to the leaves used. iasLog("exclusion label : resp"); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 250] }}, }, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}]}]; bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776130', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, 'cap': true { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971079', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, 'increment': 0.5, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, [citation needed] The flavour of the pine smoke is meant to complement the natural taste of the black tea, but should not overwhelm it. {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, While there are earlier examples of smoked teas among the Wa and Palaung peoples, the lapsang souchong version originated in the Wuyi Mountains during the Qing dynasty. "authorization": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/info?rid=READER_ID&url=CANONICAL_URL&ref=DOCUMENT_REFERRER&type=ENTRY_TRANSLATE&v1=english&v2=lapsang-souchong&v3=&v4=english&_=RANDOM", "loggedIn": false googletag.pubads().setTargeting('cdo_alc_pr', pl_p.split(",")); The word souchong would later be integrated into the tea leaf grading system to refer to the fourth and fifth leaves which are the larger, broader leaves. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot_flex' }}, [9] Other flavours associated with lapsang souchong include wood smoke, pine resin, smoked paprika, dried longan,[4] and peated whisky. Look it up now! { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '541042770', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, noun. if(!isPlusPopupShown()) { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '194852', size: [300, 250] }}, dfpSlots['houseslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/houseslot', [300, 250], 'ad_houseslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_houseslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'mid').setTargeting('hp', 'right').setCategoryExclusion('house').addService(googletag.pubads()); 'cap': true The smoke shed has several upper floors or lofts made of wooden slats where leaves can be laid out, allowing batches to be closer or farther from the source heat and smoke. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, 'cap': true bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 50] }}, Many people think that Lapsangs are all pine wood smoked but this method is falling out of favour. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, "noPingback": true, Learn definitions, uses, and phrases with lapsang. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, name: "pubCommonId", {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, Definition of Lapsang souchong. iasLog("criterion : cdo_t = drink"); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, expires: 60 ga('send', 'pageview'); Add lapsang souchong to one of your lists below, or create a new one. priceGranularity: customGranularity, [8] Customization can be accommodated by varying the duration of the smoking or placement of a batch relative to the source of heat and smoke, in addition to the leaf selection. 'min': 8.50, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446381' }}, Purportedly, lapsang souchong was first created in 1646, as civilians in the Wuyi Mountain areas fled from Qing soldiers who were advancing through the area on their Manchu unification campaign against the Southern Ming. This does not mean it is a smoked tea. storage: { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971079', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}]; Lapsang Souchong definition: a large-leafed variety of China tea with a slightly smoky flavour | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}]; While there are earlier examples of smoked teas among the Wa and Palaung peoples, the lapsang souchong version originated in the Wuyi Mountains during the Qing dynasty. iasLog("criterion : sfr = cdo_dict_english"); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, These leaves are partially processed (e.g. iasLog("criterion : cdo_ptl = entry-lcp"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, At the time, the months-long journey from China to Europe necessitated preservation methods and the partial oxidation of this Wuyi tea, an oolong tea graded as bohea or souchong, was better able to preserve its quality. }); The best friggin tea in the universe! { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, The Bohea cultivar has been bred to more readily absorb the smoke flavouring. Like all black teas, lapsang souchong is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. enableSendAllBids: false, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, ga('create', 'UA-31379-3',{cookieDomain:'dictionary.cambridge.org',siteSpeedSampleRate: 10}); The flavour and aroma of lapsang souchong is described as containing empyreumatic notes, including wood smoke, pine resin, smoked paprika, and dried longan; it may be mixed with milk but is not bitter and usually not sweetened with sugar. Cambridge Dictionary +Plus : from an invented first element + souchong (from Chinese siú ‘small’ + chúng ‘sort’). Afterwards, despite the odour, the tea leaves were shipped and sold to the Dutch traders. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '194852', size: [300, 250] }}, These leaves are coarser than the leaves closer to the bud, and have less aromatic compounds. 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