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Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea

Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea Product Description

Tie Guan Yin literally means Iron(tie) Goddess of Mercy(Guan Yin). This version of Tie Guan Yin Oolong tea is a premium version of Oolong Tea from 2200M altitude of a high mountain in Lisan Taiwan.  It is tea for those who love roasted and tangy stone fruit flavour tea. The tea is named after the Chinese name for the bodhisattva known as Guan Yin in Japan and South Korea.

  • Weight: 150 g
  • Packaging: Vacuum-sealed aluminium foil bag in an eco-friendly tea tin
  • Taste:  Rich, roasted, tangy stone fruit flavour with a smooth, mildly smoky finish
  • Aroma: floral/dry fruit
  • The appearance of the tea: dark rolled bold pellets
  • Colour of Tea Beverage: between amber and ruby
  • Season: 2021 January winter tea
  • Roasted: heavy, 70%
  • Oxidation: 50%
  • Elevation: 2200 M
  • Origin: Lisan, Taiwan


Availability: 2 in stock

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Brewing Guide:

Tea to water ratio: 1g tea: 100ml water; use filtered water and ceramic teaware to enhance the flavour.

Water temperature: 95-100°C

Brewing time: 8 minutes. 3+re-steeping



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Choose Your Tea Based on Your Preference

There are two key factors that decide the tastes and aroma of the teas.

  1. Roasting Process-Tea leaves contain natural sucrose sugar and the roasting process extracts the sweetness aroma and taste from the tea. Among all types of teas, only Oolong Tea goes through roasting process and Taiwan is the best in Oolong Tea. 
  2. Oxidisation Process: this process also decides the tea beverage colours, aroma, and flavours. 
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Oolong Tea Brewing Guide

Water Amount

Tea to water ratio: 1g tea: 100 ml water
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Water Temperature

– 90-95°C for bold pellets tea
– 80-90°C for long curly-leaf buds teas

Brewing Time

– 8 mins for bold pellets tea
– 5 mins for long curly-leaf buds teas

What is Oolong Tea?

Oolong Tea is a traditional semi-oxidised Chinese tea category. It produces through a process including withering the plant under strong oxidation. Among all the origins, Taiwanese Oolong Tea is famous for the premium high mountain Oolong Tea. But, are you wondering why Taiwan produces higher grade teas?

Firstly, it’s about weather and geographic conditions.  Taiwan’s climate is very variable during four seasons.  Besides, it has many high, steep mountains with diverse weather conditions. Moreover, the altitude and soil are different too.  These factors cause differences in tea leave appearance, aroma, and it gives the tea multiple flavours.

Carefully hand-selected using only the most delicate leaves, this tea offers a deliciously golden-yellow liquor with the most wonderful jasmine-sweet flavour. What’s more, it provides the most refreshing and satisfying infusion, which suits any time of the day.

Check this link to learn more about Oolong Tea


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