It's All About Tea — dan cong oolong

Comparing Unglazed Teapots: Yixing Vs Chaozhou

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Comparing Unglazed Teapots: Yixing Vs Chaozhou
Yixing teaware has gained immense popularity. By many it is considered the only possible option for gong fu style tea, beating porcelain, glass, and even other clay types. However, the steep price has tea drinkers questioning if it's really superior to other types of unglazed clay teapots. (Read more)

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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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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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The Aromatic Dan Cong Oolongs

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The Aromatic Dan Cong Oolongs

Phoenix Dan Cong, also known as Fenghuang Dan Cong in Chinese, is a oolong tea from Guangdong province in southern China.

Currently there are at least 10 Dan Cong varieties available, with new ones still being cultivated and discovered. When a tea farmer discovers a new and unique flavor profile from their Dan Cong tree they work hard to preserve it. (Read more)

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What There is to Know About Oolong Tea

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What There is to Know About Oolong Tea

Oolong (meaning Black Dragon), also known as Qingcha (Dark Green Tea), is a slightly oxidized tea that has a taste and aroma which sits somewhere between green tea and black tea

Although now the areas which are most famous for producing Oolong tea are Fujian, Guangdong, and Taiwan, the tea originally started its journey in Fujian, over 1000 years ago during the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279). (Read more)

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