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China Oolong

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Oolong Tea
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200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 15 sec

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Twinings Oolong tea is a delicate tea with a distinctive aroma and exquisite flavor. This tea makes a wonderful accompaniment to Oriental cuisine.

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73
34 tasting notes

Nice and sweet. Bitter a bit but that’s what makes it taste so good ;)

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 5 min, 15 sec

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45
16 tasting notes

It’s a good tea, and i usually like it, but for some reason, i didn’t really care for the aftertaste.

Preparation
5 min, 0 sec

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54
71 tasting notes

Pleasantly light oolong flavor. Nicely bitter aftertaste.

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49
20 tasting notes

I bought this along with the Twinnings Darjeeling. I actually can’t tell the difference between the two, except that the Oolong degrades faster after infusions.
To echo others: it doesn’t have much of a punch. The aroma is weak.
This is a so-so tea; I wouldn’t buy it again.

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72
34 tasting notes

Decent cuppa, reminds me of a smoky green without the vegetal notes.

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65
7 tasting notes

Five minutes of steepage isn’t doing justice for this tea, right off the bat. It doesn’t have a strong aroma… I need to put my nose quite close to my cup to catch its scent at all, really. The smell is subtle, roasty, and earthy… I wish it was stronger. I am reminded of brown rice cooking… that sort of nutty warmth.
Tastes much the way it smells. Seven minutes is what I would estimate the optimum steeping time. At five minutes it still tastes kind of watery.
I feel as if I should be eating steamed veggies to accompany this mug of tea.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 15 sec

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48
17 tasting notes

This tea was smooth and not bitter, but on the weak side. We left this one brewing longer than most teas in the hopes it would toughen up. Over 5 minutes in one case. Two tea bags in a mug helped but it was still a little light.

A big leaf oolong is going to give more flavor since this is really only tea dust, but it works in a pinch but only if you like your teas on the light side. Strong tea fans not recommended. Herbal tea drinkers might like this one.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 30 sec

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84
30 tasting notes

I’m a big fan of oolongs. Nice from a bag, easy to prepare in the morning before heading out the door.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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75
190 tasting notes

pretty decent if you are looking for a quick cup of tea.

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75
14 tasting notes

Decent oolong. I enjoyed it, though it wasn’t my favorite.

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