"Night-Blooming Jasmine" Ye Lai Xiang Dan Cong Oolong Tea
A young monk once asked the wise tea master Lao Cha:
– Sensei, out of all the wonderful Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong teas, which one is the most precious gem?
– It is Ye Lai Xiang, that smells like a jasmine flower blooming at night. Its taste and aroma are so tender and so exquisite. This Oolong is not just tea. It is poetry.
Lai Xiang (means “night-blooming jasmine aroma”), is named after the tuberose flower which blooms at night. Ye Lai Xiang Dan Cong Oolong is considered a rare tea for it is not widely cultivated. Ye Lai Xiang has been grown for centuries on the Phoneix (Fenghuang) Mountains and is one of the gems of Dan Cong teas.
How to brew loose leaf tea, Western Method:
210℉ / 99℃
7g Rinse. Then 5sec + 5sec for each subsequent infusion
How to brew loose leaf tea, Gong Fu style:
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