Ah, the mysterious oolong - a relative newcomer to the consciousness of the UK tea drinker, but a most welcome new acquaintance. Oolong teas lie somewhere between green tea and black tea, being partially fermented and roasted. They undergo a more intricate production process, and are often rolled into 'pearls' as a way of sealing in the flavour. Oolongs are usually rebrewable two or three times with the same leaves - enjoy the changing flavour as you do so.
Anxi Tie Guan Yin (Iron Goddess of Mercy) Oolong
A delightfully well balanced version of the "Tie Guan Yin" Oolong. These teas can sometimes be unpleasantly earthy and taste somewhat metallic; but this exemplar has an aromatic and floral top note...
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