Feng Huang "Pomelo & Flower Aroma" Dan Cong from Guangdong

Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Flavors
Citrus, Floral, Honey, Orange Blossom
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185 °F / 85 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 g 3 oz / 100 ml

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From Yunnan Sourcing

A lightly oxidized Dan Cong harvest in Spring 2010 from high quality straight trunk Dan Cong bushes. The leaves are consistent in length and thickness, and have been expertly processed to bring out a Pomelo fruity aroma with a hint of floral bouquet!

A high quality Dan Cong with unique processing and taste profile!

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This is an enjoyable tea with a heady aroma of honeycomb and orange blossom. Lots of juicy citrus and floral fruitiness along with a slight tartness. The taste and scent of this tea lives up to its Pomelo & Flower name. It compares favorably to TTC’s Citrus Scented Four Seasons which is quite remarkable considering this one is unflavored. The difference is YS’s is fruitier and thicker while the pomelo scented oolong has a more refined taste. Both are good in their own right, but lately I find myself craving the YS tea more.

I’ve tried many different ways of brewing this tea, and flash steeps at just below boiling seem to bring out the best flavor. Short steeps are key to minimizing bitterness. Packs a nice cha qi/caffeine punch too.

Flavors: Citrus, Floral, Honey, Orange Blossom

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 g 3 OZ / 100 ML
Cathy Baratheon

Yum! Thinking of getting a dan cong from YS. Have you tried their others?

Rasseru

If you are just buying fenghuang dancong, I would suggest jingteashop.com. Their Mi Lan AAA, Lao Cong Ba Xian & Lao Cong Ya Shi have a stronger flavour than YS Dan Cong – I can really tell each different tea apart from each other.

if you are defo going with YS I would try the same ones mentioned: Duck Shit (ya shi), Ba Xian, Mi Lan Xiang. They are truly wonderful types of tea.

There is a price difference though for this, the jing Milan AAA for example, is $34/100g vs the AA grade for [email protected] [email protected]

its really good though :)

LuckyMe

@Cathy – YS mi lan xiang is really good too

@Rasseru – i’ve got jingteashop on my radar. plan to order from there once i finish off my YS stash

Rasseru

do it man, you will not regret it. the milan AAA is so fruity & nice with an ever so slightly baked edge. so good!

Cathy Baratheon

Thanks guys! I’ll see if Jing Tea does reasonable shipping to Australia. If not, I’m defs ordering the mentioned YS teas

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1113 tasting notes

A nice, floral focused DANCONG that I enjoyed quite a bit. B+ on the StephiDancongometer.

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