Not Too Deep With OolongTea
To deep or not to deep is not a question. Learn about oolong tea with these simple facts.
Semi-oxidized. A true mix.
We want it all...the fragrance of green tea and the richness of black tea, so in comes oolong. Even the sound of its name is fun and full of character. Literally translated from Chinese, Oolong means "Black Dragon."
One of the most time consuming, demanding types to create. Plucked, solar withering, shaking, heating, rolling, and final drying/roasting/baking.
Any slight change of methods during these processes will leave a different trait on the tea. Like someone who has been through a lot, this tea is robust, potent, and versatile in terms of flavor profiles -- over thousands.
It’s certainly loved by many, as everyone can find their taste among what oolong could offer.
Twisted or made into a ball shape.
100℃ water is the only way to get them to unfurl. When brewing, they need legroom to swim around as they don’t yield good flavor when crammed into a small bag or tea ball.
For oolong tea, we selected four types that we think cover its diversity as much as possible.
The Gentlemen's Drink | Roasted Iron Goddess
A tea that is deep and thick like a gentlemen’s drink.
Honey Orchid Dancong | Picks You Up
A tea that picks you up with its phenomenal sweet honey notes.
Calming Yet Inspiring-GABA Tea
A super tea with a high content of health beneficial acid and a surprisingly pleasant acidity aroma.