Old Iron (Charcoal Roasted Iron Buddha)

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Oolong Tea
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A charcoal-roasted dark Oolong tea, the affectionately named Old Iron (lao tie) falls halfway between a green and red Oolong. The flavour carries the clarity and pure taste of a green Oolong, but with the more subtle deep roasted tones of a red. Often ignored even in China, nevertheless this tea is one of our favourite brews to date and a great everyday drink.


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Truly lovely. Love the charcoal roasted aspect while still retaining many of the qualities of a green Tie Guan Yin.

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