Full leaf Chinese oolong tea from the Phoenix mountains.
No. 5: Five steepings in a gaiwan for good luck.
For best flavor, use 2.5g (1 tsp) for 8 oz water. Bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to 190 degrees. Steep 2 rounded tsp (2.5g) for three minutes. (Not too long for oolong.)
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Semi-Oxidized Oolong Tea
Crafted by a family who has been making Phoenix Oolong for over 60 years, this tea is made using the Mi Lan Xiang (Honey Orchid Fragrance) cultivar which is one of the most well-known and for good reason. It makes for an exceptional tea with balanced fruit and floral notes. A perfect sip for both the connoisseur and those looking to explore world of oolong.
Guangdong Province, China
Equivalent to the size of Florida and located just north of Hong Kong, Guangdong is the most populous province in China with over 100 million residents. Most famous for being associated as the birthplace of Canton cuisine, it is also known in the tea world for producing Phoenix Oolong in a mountain range set in the north-eastern part of the province around the town of Phoenix (Fenghuang). These oolong teas are categorized often by their aromas, ranging from fruit to spice to floral.