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Describing Yan Yun: The Elegance Of Wuyi Rock Tea

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Describing Yan Yun: The Elegance Of Wuyi Rock Tea

Similarly with Cha Qi, as many gongfu-ers that exist, the many definitions of Yan Yun you may hear.

In Chinese Yan means rock, which is also where the name Yan Cha comes from — Rock Tea.

Yun, on the other hand, is much more abstract and is more of a feeling, or a knowing, than it is anything of the physical realm. (Read more)

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What is Rock Tea?

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What is Rock Tea?

Rock tea, also known as Yancha (yan meaning rock, cha meaning tea), are oolong teas that come from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province, China.

Tea from this region is the most expensive in the world, with Da Hong Pao topping world records for some of the most expensive tea ever sold. (Read more)

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What Affects The Caffeine Content In Tea

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What Affects The Caffeine Content In Tea

There are many myths surrounding the caffeine content in tea. Generally, teas that undergo more fermentation have a higher caffeine content. However there are other factors that affect the caffeine content within different teas. (Read more)

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Chinese vs. Taiwanese Oolong

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Chinese vs. Taiwanese Oolong

Chinese vs. Taiwanese oolong. This is a tricky topic. And for the most part, it will depend on the specific type of oolong. Of course, oolong was originally born in China, but the growing conditions and skills of the farmers allowed for Taiwanese oolong to quickly catch up to China’s quality within a couple centuries. (Read more)

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