Chinese Iron Goddess Oolong Monthly Subscription


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Our perfectly balanced Chinese Iron Goddess Oolong, now available as a rolling monthly subscription.

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This Chinese Oolong is known as the Iron Goddess of Mercy (Tieguanyin). Crafted to an exact point at which the leaves reveal their hidden subtleties.

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Chinese Iron Goddess Oolong Monthly Subscription
Chinese Iron Goddess Oolong Monthly Subscription
Chinese Iron Goddess Oolong Monthly Subscription
Chinese Iron Goddess Oolong Monthly Subscription

Tasting Notes

The first infusion has a succulent sweetness with later infusions leading to green floral notes. Each time you infuse the leaves different subtleties are revealed.

Quantity

Use 2 - 4g of tea per 150ml of water.

Temperature

For the optimum infusion wash the leaf with 100°C (212°F) water, then use the same (slightly cooled) water to infuse.

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.

Infusions

You can infuse this tea at least three times. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Anxi, Fujian Province

China

China

Oolong Tea

FLAVOURS

Sweet & Savoury

The tea can be infused several times to reveal incredible subtleties of flavour. We recommend infusing the leaf in small amounts of hot water with a high leaf to water ratio, and infusing many times rather than making one large pot. In this way you will uncover countless flavours.

Use an inch of hot water at 100 degrees to rapidly “wash” the leaf for a few seconds. You can discard this first brew. This opens out the rolled leaf and allows the water to penetrate.
Subsequent infusions are best made at high temperature but rapidly - just 20 - 30 seconds. You don’t need to reheat the water as you go – the softened leaf will require lower temperatures. In all we recommend at least six steps to allow the leaf to completely open out and reveal all its beauty.

You can also enjoy one teaspoon of leaves all day- coming back to the same pot and re-infusing it – but in this instance re-heat the water to 90°C (194°F).