Iron Goddess, Caramel Roast - Anxi Oolong

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Calculated from 7 Ratings
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Oolong Tea
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Typical Preparation
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 1 min, 15 sec
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“I think I got this from Lindsay? I’m not sure. sorry! Well, anyway, I got this maybe a month or so ago and I never got around to trying it. Something about roasted oolongs are a turn off for...” Read full tasting note
“Thank you Mercuryhime for sharing with me! Well its okay … I can slightly taste the caramel in it – its not strong but it is there. It is also just okay as an oolong. The roasting is nicely done...” Read full tasting note
“This is my first Tie Kuan Yin that has been more traditional (as in, more roasted). I had to try this sample that David gave me first because it smelled just like caramel _ And I don’t even like...” Read full tasting note
“I also brewed this in the Gaiwan. The aroma of the brewed tea hit me as soon as I took the lid off. This is very different. Mouth coating and numbing. I cannot place the flavor. Caramel, no. ...” Read full tasting note


This Iron Goddess Oolong is roasted to what we call the “caramel” level — a happy medium point between the traditional dark roast and the new style light/fragrant roast. Many Iron Wulong producers have come to realize the fine line between well roasted and over roasted.

The brew possesses a rich caramel body. The smoky, charcoal, characteristic “iron,” (鐵) flavor is subdued but still persists at a pleasant level.

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