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Best Oolong Tea: The 5 Most Popular Oolong Teas

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Best Oolong Tea: The 5 Most Popular Oolong Teas
What is your favorite tea type? For many the answer is — oolong!
What makes oolong so favored? Perhaps its multidimensionality, the variety present within this single tea category. A lightly roasted oolong has a resemblance most similar to green teas, while a dark roasted oolong will resemble black tea. Nevertheless, it is neither. It is in between and can not be imitated. (Read more)

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Hot Gong Fu Cha In The Summer: Cooling Chinese Teas

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Hot Gong Fu Cha In The Summer: Cooling Chinese Teas

All throughout China, Taiwan, and other parts of East Asia, the bubble tea trend has reached its peak, with crowds of youth lining up for a big cup of the ice-cold tea beverage. Yet we still find small groups of elderly folk sitting somewhere shaded in a park, enjoying hot gong fu style tea.

For the westerner it is counterintuitive, to be drinking hot tea for hours on a hot, muggy day. Many of the older people, however, know the secrets of Chinese medicine and know exactly which beverages to drink in the summer to keep the body cool. (Read more)

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History Of Tea: Tie Guan Yin

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History Of Tea: Tie Guan Yin
Today Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea, also known as Iron Goddess of Mercy or Iron Boddhisatva of Mercy, is listed in the top ten teas of China list. It is prevalent both in Taiwan and China, although the processing methods vary slightly. (Read more)

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Oolong Tea Processing: The Roasting Of Yancha in 5 Steps

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Oolong Tea Processing: The Roasting Of Yancha in 5 Steps
One of the things that makes Wuyi Rock Tea different from all other oolongs is the roasting process that it goes through. This process is not only one step, but a few distinguished steps.

When yancha is only in the first stages of processing it's still quite vegetal and floral, much like a green tea. Only at the end of the processing will it gain its characteristic taste that we all love. (Read more)

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Pu-erh Tea Benefits: A Great Tea For Digestion

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Pu-erh Tea Benefits: A Great Tea For Digestion
In China and parts of Southeast Asia Pu-erh tea has been consumed for centuries. It was a significant export product on the Tea-Horse Road, but even back in its homeland of Yunnan people did not dismiss the amazing Pu-erh tea benefits.

While in Tibet this tea was popular with monks for its amazing energizing qualities, in China people would always drink it after a meal, especially an oily one, to aid with digestion. (Read more)

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