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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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The Story Behind the Honey-Sweet Duck Shit Aroma Oolong

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The Story Behind the Honey-Sweet Duck Shit Aroma Oolong

High up in the Phoenix Mountains of China’s southeastern Guangdong province is where one might find Duck Shit Aroma Oolong. Year-round, these mountains are surrounded by fog and rain, creating perfect moist conditions for the soil to promote this special tea’s growth.

The mountain continuously attracts many tourists traveling not only for the scenic views but also in search of this intriguing oolong. (Read more)

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