Iron Buddha, Tieguanyin - Oolong Tea

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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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