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Oolong Lover Gift Pack

28.00

We've got a nice sampling of some fine teas for the oolong lover in your life. Ranging from lightly oxidized to more highly oxidized oolong, this selection is sure to please your tea lovin' loved one. 

A $33 value, you get four 1 ounce packages of the following teas for only $28:

Colored Species oolong - Light, fresh, floral, sweet.

Milk Oolong - our top selling oolong. Creamy, toffee, hot-buttered popcorn.

Shui Jin Gui oolong - Dark chocolate, slight maltiness, spice.

Big Red Robe "Rock" oolong - Roasty, malt, rich.

 

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Additional Info

We highly recommend doing one rinse of 5-10 seconds (at 195 degrees) and then beginning with 15-20 second infusions for a bit before slowly increasing steeping time.  It is not unusual to get 10 to 15 steepings out of this tea when prepared gongfu cha style.

Brewing Instructions:

  • Oolong tea may be given a 5 to 10 second rinse with the same temperature water as used for brewing. This warms the pot and primes the leaf, readying it for optimal flavor extraction. 195˚ F water temperature.
  • Use 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon, depending on tea, per 8oz. of filtered water
  • Recommended first steeping of 30 seconds. Add 30 seconds for each subsequent infusion up to 3 minutes.
  • Tea brewing is meant to be a joyful exploration. There are no hard and fast rules. Experiment with the quantity of tea that you use, and steeping times. Enjoy discovering what your preferences are. They may change day to day.