Making oolong tea requires some of the most artisanal and sophisticated skills.
Oolong tea artisans are much like boutique winemakers. Oolong tea can only be made from certain types of tea bushes growing in specific geographical regions.
The production methods of oolong are known only to a few tea cultivation regions in the world. Experts categorize and understand oolong by its region, age, bush varietal, and season of harvest. Just like wine.
Try these four excellent oolongs to discover your favorite.
What's in the collection:
1: Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) (1/2oz)
Layered mineral taste with roasted aroma 2: Dong Ding (Frozen Summit) (Taiwan). Medium Roast (1/2oz)Sweet, roasted taste with fruity notes. Slight caramel and honey aftertaste. 3: Organic Tie Guan Yin (Iron Goddess) (1/2oz)
Strong floral fragrance at the beginning, with a sweet aftertaste 4: Ya Shi Xiang (Duck Shit) Dan Cong (1/2oz)
Mellow, full-bodied oolong with a slight gardenia aroma. No worries, it tastes nothing like duck's shit:) Here is the story of its name
How to brew loose leaf tea, Western Method:
How to brew loose leaf tea, GongFu style: