Taiwan Sweet Summer Oolong

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Oolong Tea
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200 °F / 93 °C 2 min, 45 sec

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  • “Well this smells just like summer would...sweet and full of nature. Sweet Grassy/Floral smells. Lovely. Once infused the leaves are very big! A nice bold oolong taste - woodsy yet sweet!” Read full tasting note
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  • “Finally getting around to trying out this sample. I feel like I am stalling on some of my samples as I do not want to drink them and feel sad I no longer have them in my stash and therefore need to...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Today I brewed my homemade teabag, for the first time! The little baggie came in last week, and I tried its sealing effect by putting a small bunch of Sweet Summer Oolong tea grains (weighed later...” Read full tasting note
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  • “First Steep: Color is a bit like a glass of white wine. This is smooth and very bright. The primary flavor is floral, but it's paired very nicely with a clean and fresh note. There is a very faint...” Read full tasting note
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From Life In Teacup

Production Year: 2009
Production Season: Summer
Production Region: Nantou County, Taiwan
Style: Traditional green style

Brewing method for oolong, ball-shaped dry tea leaves:
Vessel: gaiwan or small teapot
Water temperature: newly boiled water (nearly 100°C or 212 °F)
Amount of leaves: 5 gram for every 120ml total volume (Or reduce the amount to 3 gram for some heavy oxidation and/or heavy roast products)
Warm-up infusion: pour hot water in the vessel, and immediately drain it. Wait for about 1min. before starting the next infusion.
Time for each of the first 3 infusions (after warm-up): 20sec. (Or reduce the infusion time to 10-15sec. for some heavy oxidation and/or heavy roast products)
Extend infusion time based on taste for later infusions. Most oolong tea can well last for at least 5-7 infusions.

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This fragrant, flavorful tea has captured the summer in its tightly furled deep green and olive tea leaves. It has sweet grassy and floral smells, and once infused is like drinking in the warm flavor of roasted nuts while breathing in the honeyed aroma of summer’s wild flowers.

This tea is awesome and very good. It’s quite resilient and would make a great everyday tea. For pictures and my full review: http://www.leafjoy.com/2010/12/taiwan-sweet-summer-oolong-life-in-teacup/

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Sweet, honey, floral, light, , maybe a touch of grass/herb – perfect summer tea.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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I quite liked this offering. It was sweet, but complex. For the price it’s an incredible bargain. – Brad – Sarah didn’t like.

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