Ti Kuan Yin

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Oolong Tea
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Green, Toasty, Nutty, Orchids
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195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 45 sec 5 g 6 oz / 182 ml

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  • “My 1st Ti Kuan Yin! I’ve seen lots of amazing tasting notes about Samovar’s version(Monkey Picked Iron Goddess of Mercy), but I wasn’t sure how big the sample size is and I have a...” Read full tasting note
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  • “This is a lovely Oolong, sweet, pleasing orchid notes which are quite delicate at first, but reveal themselves more with the infusions that follow. I’m currently on my fourth infusion, and...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Well, I was going to plow through the black tea sampler first, but I decided that I wanted to try something else instead. (I did actually drink a cup of yunnan jig this morning, but I...” Read full tasting note
    sophistre 158 tasting notes
  • “I have had this before and loved it. This love has continued to this batch as well. I would love to note more about this but I don’t have time. Gotta love Tech week, moving, and school all at...” Read full tasting note
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From Adagio Teas

Oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. In Mandarin, Ti Kuan Yin means ‘iron goddess of mercy,’ a name derived from local legend. This tea is arguably the finest of Chinese oolongs, with competition-grade varieties selling for thousand of dollars a pound.

$24/4 oz

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79 Tasting Notes

427 tasting notes

Too much on the green side to me

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7 tasting notes

This is a really good, mild oolong tea…

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10 tasting notes

One of my favorites. Light but wonderful taste.

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3 tasting notes

First impressions, very good light and surprisingly fresh flavour, with a floral fragrence

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5 tasting notes

My absolute favorite tea. I re-steep it all day.

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20 tasting notes

An excellent, rich Oolong. Tasty without being overpowering.

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5 tasting notes

This is the tea that got me hooked on Oolongs. Very subtle flavors with a light sweet finish. Great for multiply steeps.

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34 tasting notes

This goddess is very nice to me. The aroma is light, while the flavor in the tea richer and fuller than that whiff off the leaves. At first sip, this tea is light, but the flavor is strongest in the back of the mouth as it has a distinct bitter nutty-like taste. The savor of this tea lingers in the mouth, which perfectly compliments its smooth finish.

N.B.: very light yellow liqueur.
Preparation: 1.5 tsp. at 4 min. at 205 F

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