Pouchong

Tea type
Oolong Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Caramel, Floral, Green, Vegetal, Flowers
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Caffeine
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Average preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 15 sec 9 oz / 266 ml

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  • “Note: don't eat some kimchi right before you taste tea. It takes awhile to actually taste the tea! Ok, and now about 10 minutes later... This has a very faint floral scent and a nice buttery...” Read full tasting note
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  • “It's a very light mossy smell this time. Infusion 3. 10 mins. The leaves are finally fully expanded. The taste is wonderful. Sweet. Could prob do more infusions but I think I am going to move...” Read full tasting note
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  • “My 1st pouchong! While I've wanted to try this I wasn't intenting to get it yet, but I really wanted to try the superior jasmine pearls (a once in a life time chance most likely), so I decided to...” Read full tasting note
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  • “I changed my rating I love this tea so much! I can't get enough of it, I want to bathe in this stuff. Going on my FIFTH steep today of the same leaves. Holy Hojicha! That's a lot of Pouchong!...” Read full tasting note
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From Adagio Teas

Oolong tea from Taiwan. Formosa, meaning ‘beautiful’ was what the Dutch explorers called this island. The oolong teas grown here continue to be called as such. The least processed of these are termed pouchong. The ‘Opus Pouchong’ is a lightly oxidized tea with large, wavy, dark-green leaves. It is arguably the most delicate tea produced in Taiwan, a country known for its share of delicate teas. It yields a light cup with delicate fragrance and a gentle, precociously sweet taste. An underrated tea we urge you not to overlook.

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One needs to be quite generous when it comes to portioning here. The tea has a good nose.Hints of rose blossoms or hibiscus are pushing through…although they are very shy and fade away quickly.
It will require a couple of trial runs until a deceant cup is produced with this particular kind of leafs.The steeping time can be longer then on a usual Oolong.

I personally overportion the tea now and then balance the flavor by adding hot/cold water.As one would do it when working with a Samowar…

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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It’s odd. I picked up the tin of this tea thinking it would be full and found it nearly half gone. Thinking on this, I realize that pouchong is always the first tea to be emptied out of my stash, closely followed by wuyi ensemble. There’s something about this tea that makes it vanish into thin air. On the first sip, it has a very lovely, classic oolong taste to it, but with my vague cold, after the first few sips, it just taste like warm tea that will heal my throat. Either way, I’m enjoying it, and I guess if it’s the first to go, I should order more of it next time.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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With a hint of spearmint. Pretty good

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Re-steeped from yesterday.

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