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The Tao of Tea, Oolong Tea, Green Dragon, 3.5 oz (100 g)

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The Tao of Tea, Oolong Tea, Green Dragon, 3.5 oz (100 g)

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The Tao of Tea, Oolong Tea, Green Dragon, 3.5 oz (100 g)
  • Expiration Date: 12/2019
  • Shipping Weight:
    0.53 lbs
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  • Product Code: TOT-41020
  • UPC Code: 689951410207
  • Package Quantity: 3.5 oz
  • Dimensions:
    3.3 x 3.3 x 4.4 in, 0.45 lbs
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    Description

    • Artisan Quality
    • Fresh
    • Anxi 'Ben Shan' Varietal
    • Brews 50 Cups
    • Pure Leaf Teas

    Origin

    Anxi, Fujian, China Green Dragon oolong is grown in the mountains of Anxi county, the home of oolong tea plant varietals (at least 12) growing in Anxi, each with its own distinct flavor profile. The most famous of these varietals is Tieguanyin. Green Dragon (Ben Shan varietal) is a young varietal (a clonal), grown primarily near Raoyang village in Anxi. It has strong, heavy branches and brightly colored, distinct, elipse shaped leaves. It shares some similarities in fragrance with the Tieguanyin varietal.

    Greener Oolong

    Oolongs range in their flavor (mild and floral to strong and toasty) and color spectrum (from light green to dark) depending on the processing technique adopted. Green Dragon is a greener oolong with low oxidization.

    Sun Withering

    For Green Dragon, mature leaves are plucked and then 'withered' in the sun (weather permitting) to reduce moisture.

    Traditional Rollling

    Once suitable suppleness is achieved in the leaves rolling techniques (which include wrapping the leaves in cloth and binding it tightly into ball shape) are applied with light roastings.

    Roasting

    Successive re-rolling and re-roastings are done to achieve the optimum shape and flavor. A final roast is given to complete the processing.

    Flavor Profile

    Smooth, golden infusion with grassy, toasty and light floral notes.

    The Tao of Tea

    Like the Tao, the art of tea is universal. We began our work with tea in 1997 to be a connecting thread for tea culture. Practicing the art on a daily basis in our teahouses in Portland, Oregon, we are a group of tea enthusiasts from different backgrounds and cultures. We travel, learn, take delight and seek to offer pure leaf teas with great flavor, artistry and soul. Our reward comes through actions that help people's lives, sustain the art of tea and promise a healthy environment.

    Suggested Use

    Brewing Green Dragon

    Brew one teaspoon of leaf in twelve ounces of pure spring or filtered water at 185f for four minutes. Provides at least two infusions.

    Oolong tea leaves.

    iHerb Customer Reviews
     

    great tea

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Dec 27, 2017 | Verified Purchase

    ive tried many oolongs but is my favourite so far . the packaging is really nice too

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    Expected more

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Dec 07, 2017 | Verified Purchase

    Honestly, expected more from the taste and smell. And having been working in the tea store for many years I do understand in teas. The leaves are of high quality so it was a surprise for me that it lacked in aroma and and taste. Usually oolong teas are very aromatic and flavorful.

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    great oolong

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase

    I really enjoy it and would buy it again

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    average product

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 06, 2017 | Verified Purchase

    average product

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    Mmmmm

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase

    I found my perfect green tea. Taste is very gentle. Cold still tasty.

    Thanks for your feedback!