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Quangzhou Milk Oolong (Limited Edition)

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190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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  • “Travel mug tea #2! This tastes much like other teas of the same name that I have tried. A touch of artificialness at the end of the sip, and it tastes like it might be a bit lighter than other...” Read full tasting note
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    kittenna 2221 tasting notes
  • “meh. a milk oolong, appears to be a milk oolong, is a milk oolong. I appreciate you sending this my way *teafairy* because you never know when one is going to knock your socks off. However, in...” Read full tasting note
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    Silaena 4046 tasting notes
  • “Another milk oolong, this time the same variety as the one I previously tried. Again, this one is unflavoured. it's delicately milky, and has a creamy, vegetal note. It's easy to believe it's been...” Read full tasting note
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From Tealux

This limited-edition oolong from the Wuyi Mountains of China is velvety smooth and lightly creamy, with a subtle hint of orchid.

Quangzhou Milk Oolong Story
It is said that it came about when the moon fell in love with a comet. The comet passed her by, as comets will do. The moon cried milky tears, which chilled the tea fields, withering the leaves and giving them a delicate creaminess. It’s been a rare luxury ever since. Leaf: The leaf smells very much like a sweet milk candy. It has a very prominent sweet and milky aroma. It is rolled into tight little balls. There is a light green to almost black spectrum of colors. There are a few rather varied shapes and sizes to the balls.

Brewing Tips – Hot Tea: Oolongs teas are best enjoyed when the leaves are briefly infused with hot water, which is then poured off. The tea is then reinfused and tea is poured to the lucky guests after about 1 minute. The leaves may be reinfused several times, with each resulting infusion yielding different liquor from the proceeding cup.

Brewing Tips – Cold Tea: Place 6 teaspoons of tea into a heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups freshly boiled water over the tea. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into the pitcher straining the leaves. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.

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5 Tasting Notes

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2221 tasting notes

Travel mug tea #2! This tastes much like other teas of the same name that I have tried. A touch of artificialness at the end of the sip, and it tastes like it might be a bit lighter than other versions (but I could be imagining both things). Either way, it’s a suitable replacement for the DT version, at least for the time being!

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

Why is it limited edition, do they not normally do MOs?

Kittenna

No idea.

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meh. a milk oolong, appears to be a milk oolong, is a milk oolong. I appreciate you sending this my way teafairy because you never know when one is going to knock your socks off. However, in the grand scheme of milk oolongs, i’ll stick with Mandala’s oolong if i am dying for that milky green taste :) Still though, this is a pretty decent version of milk oolong, for those on the hunt!

Yvonne

Still aching to try this!

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Another milk oolong, this time the same variety as the one I previously tried. Again, this one is unflavoured. it’s delicately milky, and has a creamy, vegetal note. It’s easy to believe it’s been steamed in milk water! The oolong is a major part of the taste, with the milkiness swirling around lightly. It’s slightly mineral, but on the whole rather light and delicate in flavour. It’s sweet and floral by turns. I have to say that, while I like this better than most oolongs, it didn’t knock my socks off. I think flavoured is the way to go for me with oolongs in general, although this one could be nice when a quiet, unassuming tea is called for.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp

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