All Natural Tea
Season: 2012 Spring (harvested in 2012 April)
Altitude: 300 meter above sea level
Varietal: Qingxin Dapa
Origin: Hsinchu County, Taiwan
Packing Method: Vacuum packaging
Note: actual packaging may be different from the photos
Note: tea canister not available for size 75 g / 2.63 oz and samples
The picture of the brewed tea below is for reference only, NOT actual photo. The real brewed tea has a similar color depending on steeping time.
This Honey Beauty Oolong is all natural, handpicked, handcrafted and produced from Qingxin Dapa varietals, the tea leaves often used to produce Oriental Beauty oolong. This tea tastes similar to Oriental beauty but not quite the same. The taste and aroma of the tea are honey sweet, rich, and pleasant with a long lasting honey sweet aftertaste. This tea stands up well to multiple infusions, and has the complexities of an oolong in taste and aroma, but the appearance and strength of a black tea.
Honey Beauty Oolong is produced following the method of making a regular oolong tea but using the raw tea leaves bitten by leafhoppers (the leaves for making oriental beauty).
The paper tea canister we select for our quality Honey Beauty Oolong is a durable, stylish and environment-friendly canister which has a characteristic picture of Taiwan Oolong Tea printed on it. The reserve quality of the canister offers exceptional function for tea storage to protect your tea from damage caused by light, air and moisture.
Honey Beauty Oolong is packed with heat-sealed, light-shading and air-tight teabags to ensure the freshness of the tea. The vacuum packing effectively retains the delicate aroma of tea leaves within all the way of storage and shipment.
Hsinchu tea region is located in the Hsinchu county. Beipu, Sinpu, Guansi, Hukou and Emei are major tea production townships of the region. Beipu and Emei are major production areas of Oriental Beauty oolong tea in Taiwan.
Your satisfactions are our priorities. To ensure that you have a great shopping experience with us, we include a three gram free sample for the purchase of this tea, excluding sample sizes and 75 g / 2.63 oz. If you are not satisfied for any reason, simply return the tea (unopened original packaging) within 20 days of delivery for a full refund of the purchase price. For more details, please see Help: Return Policy.
The competition brewing style uses three grams of oolong tea leaves (the size of our free sampler) in 120 ml of boiling water for 5 minutes. Although not optimal, the method is widely used by professionals for objective evaluation of an oolong tea. If you look for a tasting set, our quality 120 cc oolong tea tasting set is as low as $5.99 available at the category of Teaware.
Honey Beauty Oolong is produced from tea leaves bitten by leafhoppers. The biting process is known as salivating when the insects insert a small amount of saliva into the leaves. Although the affected leaves curl downwards, the saliva is transformed into pleasant honey flavor when roasting. To attract leafhoppers, the tea plantations require to be pesticide free. You can be sure that the tea is all natural!