Taiwan Monkey Picked (Ma Liu Mie) Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea

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85 / 100

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Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Ingredients
Oolong Tea Leaves
Flavors
Astringent, Baked Bread, Floral, Fruity, Honey, Roasted, Smoke, Stonefruits, Toast, banana, Brown Sugar, Butter, Char, Cinnamon, Cocoa, Cream, Dark Wood, Dried Fruit, Grain, Grass, Herbaceous, Lemon Zest, Orchid, Peanut, Plums, Raisins, Vanilla, Vegetal, Green, Roasted nuts, Caramel, Lemon, Meat, Sweet, Sweet Potatoes, Wood, Smooth, Sour, Apple, Autumn Leaf Pile, Toasted Rice, Peach, Creamy, Nutty, Flowers
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Caffeine
Medium
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Typical Preparation
Use 6 oz / 176 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Use 6 g of tea
Steep for 1 min, 45 sec
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Description

Origin: Lishan, Taizhong, Taiwan

Ingredients: Evenly and tightly rolled tea leaves

Taste: Baked Taste with a smoothly and soft flavor

Brew: 2-3 teaspoons for 8oz of water. Brew at 212 ºF (100 ºC) for 1 to 3 minutes (exact time depends on your taste – a longer time will give the tea a stronger taste and color)

Health Benefits: The substance in the tea helps to prevent the decaying of teeth and halting the plaque build-up and also reduce the growth of glucosyltransferase. Monkey Picked Tie Guanyin contains lots of vitamins. Vitamin A can prevent from scurvy; Vitamin B can help digestion; Vitamin C can enhance immunity; Vitamin E can resist aging. As the saying goes that rarity enhances value, you will benefit a lot from drinking a cup of it every day.

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