Iron Buddha, Tieguanyin - Oolong Tea

Tea type
Oolong Tea
Ingredients
Oolong, Oolong Tea, Oolong Tea Leaves
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
High
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From Tribute Tea Company

Iron Buddha is one of the most famous oolongs in the world. Named after the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin, Iron Buddha commands respect with its full-body flavor and long-lasting astringent aftertaste. During the Qing Dynasty, Tie Guan Yin was designated an Imperial Tribute Tea.

Ours is a 2012, spring-picked, lightly-oxidized, hand-rolled leaf. With strong floral aromas of melted butter on sweet corn, expect flavors of seaweed, roasted corn, and orchid, with a mild, vegetal bitterness, similar to green kale. Its texture is slightly creamy with an impressively long-lasting aftertaste…

Notes: seaweed, sweet corn, orchid

Infusion: 190ºF / 88ºC for 1-2 minutes

Origin: Anxi, southern Fujian Province, China

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This is another sample from Brett @ Tribute Tea, which BTW is in Chicago, not to be confused with another company of the same name in Seattle
http://tributeteacompany.com
This is a lovely sweet cup of yum! Kind of buttery, caramel corn & yellow flowers.
The sweet aftertaste lingers, with an almost apricot mouth.
All of the teas I’ve tried from Tribute have been tasty & of excellent quality.

Shadowfall

I didn’t even realize there was another tea company in Chicago (Aside from the 5 I knew about). Do you know if they have a physical store I can go into?

Sil

hmmm need to try this company out. :)

Terri HarpLady

Shadowfall, I’m not sure
Sil, I ordered some of their blacks, samples for you are coming

Sil

ok lady!

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