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Oriental Beauty Oolong Tea - Taiwan Summer 2020

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$17.00
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Oriental Beauty (in Chinese, Dong Feng Mei Ren) is one of the most famous oolong teas from Taiwan. Made from leaves that have been bitten by the jassid bug, the tea has a sweet fruity taste in a cup that is well balanced. It often recalls some of the best Darjeeling second flush teas. 
 
DRY LEAF: Lightly rolled and tippy, the leaves have aroma of dark honey, brown sugar and plum.
INFUSED LEAF: Dark brown and dark olive hues with a strong nose of plum, molasses and mineral.
CUP: Amber color that with strong honeyed aroma. A stone fruit sweetness characterizes the cup. Smooth body with a lingering sweet aftertaste.

STEEPING TIPS

Use 1 tbsp (3gm) for 8 oz cup
Water temp: 190F
Steeping time: 3 mins

Gong fu style
Fill three quarters of your gaiwan or tea pot with tea.
Water temp: 195F
Infusions: 1 min, 30 sec, 40 sec, 50 sec

ORIGIN


Hsin Tsu, Taiwan 
June 2020
Cultivar - Qingxin Dapang
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5.0 Based on 3 Reviews
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05/05/2021
Ben D.
United States United States
Oriental Beauty

A wonderful combination of sweetness and "dark" fruitiness. Highly recommend this tea!

05/06/2021
Happy Earth Tea

We're glad to hear you're enjoying this lovely tea Ben. Thanks for supporting our small business!

SD
12/21/2020
Sandy D.
United States United States
Oriental Beauty

Although, I have enjoyed all the teas from Happy Earth Tea, Oriental Beauty remains my absolute favorite. It is so well balanced and finishes just lovely! I cannot get enough of it!!!

12/22/2020
Happy Earth Tea

We agree with you Sandy that this is a very special tea. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

SM
03/20/2020
Sandy M.
My absolute favorite tea.

This tea is my go-to daily tea. It is flavorful with just the right amount of caffeine to get me going.