High Mountain Honey Oolong

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Regular price $9.00

Cultivar: Qing Xin

Harvest: early summer, 2021

Region: 1800m/5905ft, A Li Shan, Taiwan

Cup: 1 tbsp for 10 cups

Meet the farmer: Hua Gang

Tasting Note

An ideal alternative to the famous Oriental Beauty, boasting a full and unique stone fruit like taste (peach and sweet plum). Light woody aspect and long lingering honey-like in sweetness.

Ice Tea Instruction

Every 1 gram of tea for 50ml of water, and allow steeping 1 to 2 hours in the refrigerator. 

Full Description

Just like the internationally reputative Oriental Beauty, it is produced only when visits from the Green Tea Leafhopper are ensured. Cultivated at elevation 1800m, this tea is entirely dependent on nature to develop its rich honey fragrance that adds sweetness to its brew. Grown high on the mountains of Taiwan, is only harvested once per year in the summer after the leafhoppers have visited, encouraging the tea plant to adjust the flavor of its leaf. This naturally adjusted leaf flavor is highly prized by tea drinkers around the world. Only when these unique conditions are met will the tea have its prized flavor. After the leaves are harvested at the peak of honey perfection, the farmers roast them to add more body and complex flavor. The leaves are roasted three separate times over the course of a couple of weeks.

Brewing Instruction Gaiwan & Teapot

Gaiwan: 3-5 secs

ceramic pot: 3 mins

Add 5gram/1 tbsp
90 C / 195 F


    We strongly encourage experimenting with different quantities, steeping times and tea wares to find your most desired result. However, avoid over heated water, as it will over-extract the bitter compounds and astringency of the tea, whereas water that’s too cool might not fully extract the aroma and flavor.

    Top Health Benefits

    • Regular consumption can hinder new fat cell production and promote weight loss 
    • Rich in bioflavonoids, it fights allergies, inflammation, heart diseases and slows down the aging process
    • National Cancer Institute claims its excellence in prevention of diabetes and certain cancers for it’s rich in antioxidants.

    For education purpose only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

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    11/27/2020
    Shelby D.
    United States United States
    Lives up to its name

    Complex, floral and sweet mellowing into just sweet over many infusions. Wonderful.

    12/10/2020
    Serene Tea

    Thank you so much for your feedback! :)

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    07/07/2020
    Eddie T.
    United States United States
    Eddie

    I love high mountain honey Oolong.

    09/01/2020
    Serene Tea

    Thank you so much!

    S
    01/27/2020
    Scott
    United States United States
    Great Daily Drinker

    The honey flavors are apparent during the first infusions. After subsequent infusions they give way to more traditional oolong flavors. Yum. A great tea to drink throughout the day, every day.

    09/01/2020
    Serene Tea

    Thank you so much!!

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