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Oriental Beauty (2 oz)
These Taiwanese oolong leaves begin to wither while still on the bush because of a unique natural process: leaf hopper insects bite the edges of the leaf, causing a chemical change of fragrant sweetness that makes this tea so prized. Originally developed to emulate Darjeeling tea, Oriental Beauty is well known for its signature intense, honey fragrance.
This lotís sweet lychee flavor deepens through subsequent steepings; try brewing the highly oxidized leaves multiple times with water slightly cooler than boiling.
honey, fragrant sweetness
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A deeply oxidized oolong from central Taiwan, with an intense, honey-sweet aroma and flavor.
Start with your favorite spring or filtered water. Do a quick rinse to preheat the teaware and awaken the leaves. Use a large strainer basket to allow the leaves to open and release their flavor.
3g / 6 oz serving = 1 tablespoon
Play with the amount of tea, the water temperature, and steeping time to re-steep - rely on taste, not color. Get to know the tea! Try it gong-fu style - use a lot of leaf and short steeps for multiple infusions.
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