LiShan, Spring

Tea type
Oolong Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Butter, Cream, Floral, Spices
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Average preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 2 min, 15 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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  • “Yet another delightful tea from Mountain Tea Co! This one isn’t as quite floral as I expect LiShans to be, but it’s incredibly tasty. There are still a good deal of floral notes...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Deliciously floral and sweet through all four infusions, this tea is a real treat. Great looking leaves and liquor as well. First infusion – 3 g. per 6 oz water, 90 deg., 1:30 min. ...” Read full tasting note
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From The Mountain Tea co

LiShan oolong has become the standard for which all other Formosan oolongs are compared. This late-April pluck yields a sumptuous brew that is rich with floral notes, butter cream, and cane sugar.

This particular crop of LiShan oolong steeps an amazingly flavorful and aromatic cup. LiShan is part of the Jade mountain range, where the highest mountains of Taiwan are found, and is home to some of Taiwan’s best oolong tea producers. The teas are grown enshrouded in mist and receive minimal sunshine. At night, temperatures can drop up to 30°F. These factors contribute to LiShan oolong’s unmatched natural sweetness and unparalleled richness of flavor and aroma.

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Yet another delightful tea from Mountain Tea Co! This one isn’t as quite floral as I expect LiShans to be, but it’s incredibly tasty. There are still a good deal of floral notes hiding out in there, but there is also a nice brothy character and a bit of cream. It’s more savory than I usually find these types, and I really enjoy it. I’ll definitely be trying the 2015 as soon as I create some more room in my cupboard.

Flavors: Butter, Cream, Floral, Spices

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Deliciously floral and sweet through all four infusions, this tea is a real treat. Great looking leaves and liquor as well.

First infusion – 3 g. per 6 oz water, 90 deg., 1:30 min.

Second infusion – 3 g. per 6 oz. water, 90 deg., 2:30 min.

Third infusion – 3 g. per 6 oz. water, 90 deg., 4 min.

Fourth infusion – 3 g. per 6 oz. water, 90 deg., 10+ min.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 30 sec

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