Tie Guan Yin ( Iron Goddess of Mercy)


A premium Chinese Oolong. The flavour is long lasting, with the liquor being golden in colour. The brewed tea will have a sweet Orchid flower aroma with a hint of Chestnut.  This tea is one of the only known teas that requires its own c. sinensis cultivar, and may be processed using only the proper Tie guan yin processing techniques. It was named after Guanyin, the Chinese goddess of mercy. You will note the aroma of Orchids. 

Origin: China
Appearance: Produces a yellowish green liquor depending on strength. The tea itself tends to look like bulbs and curled tree roots
Taste: A delicious sweet taste accompanied by floral notes

Brew Time and Temperature: Steep for 3 - 4 minutes at 85ºC

50 grams will make a approx 25 - 30 cups

100 grams will make approx 50 - 60 Cups

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