Guang Dong Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong Tea

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Rating

80 / 100

Calculated from 49 Ratings
Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Ingredients
Oolong Tea Leaves
Flavors
Forest Floor, Mineral, Toast, Wood, Cherry, Smoke, Dark Chocolate, Black Currant, Earth, Floral, Honey, Raspberry, Roasted, Tar, Cherry Wood, Dark Wood, Sweet, Leather, Lychee, Sweet Potatoes, Autumn Leaf Pile, Malt, Raisins, Stonefruits, Fruity, Vegetal, Char, Peach, Cocoa, Grapes, Baked Bread, Grain, Tannin
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Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Not available
Typical Preparation
Use 17 oz / 514 ml of water
Set water temperature to 200 °F / 93 °C
Use 6 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 0 sec
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62 Tasting Notes View all

“I did not know what to expect with this one. The dry leaf looks more like black tea than oolong. The dry scent is kind of grape/malt/cocoa with very mild roasted hints. When I put the leaf in my...” Read full tasting note
“In raw form this tea is dark brown, thin, very long and has a leather, dried fruit scent. Sweet but with dark under tones. I can see quite a few leaf stems. Once steeped the tea soup is light brown...” Read full tasting note
“It’s strange – the first time I tasted this I got notes of peach and grape. This time? It’s very seaweedish. Strong, and roasty. Also, a little bitter. The directions said to steep it at boiling...” Read full tasting note
“Wow, this is a dark-leaved oolong. I literally went “Ooh” when I opened the packet. The leaves are long and almost black. They’re flat, and smell very sweet. I haven’t had an oolong in a good...” Read full tasting note

Description

Origin: Phoenix Mountain(凤凰山), Guangdong, China

Ingredients: Narcissus specie: origins in Shuiji Town in Jianyang, Fujian

Taste: Strong aroma of sweet potato, sweet aftertaste, shows a strong effect on secreting saliva

Health Benefits: Fermentation decreases the stimulation to our body from fresh tea leaves. Besides, if you store the Oolong tea for one to three months before drinking it, it will better for your health. Proper storage method can prolong the validity time of its health benefits. Like most Oolong tea, Phoenix Dan Cong is able to protect our body from hypertension. After roasting, Dan Cong is much softer. Thus it could warm our stomach speaking from traditional Chinese medicine.

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