tie guan yin iron goddess

Tea type
Oolong Tea
Ingredients
Oolong
Flavors
Apple, Flowers, Grass, Sweet, Honeysuckle, Seaweed
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Caffeine
Low
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Average preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec 10 g 12 oz / 359 ml

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Grown and produced in Anxi, Fujian

Harvest Time: April 25, 2016

Hand made into small, rolled up, jade colored leaves.

Pale yellow-green colored tea when brewed

Delightfully fresh floral taste and aroma

Tie Guan Yin tea is a type of Oolong tea, and is – deservedly – one of the most revered and sought after type tea in China. Sometimes also written as Ti Kuan Yin or Iron Goddess Oolong Tea. Apart from its amazing taste, this tea also has great health benefits, being high in amino acids, vitamins and antioxidants.

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3 Tasting Notes

80
7 tasting notes

This is a good tea, a bit flower, fruity, fresh and not bitter at all!

Flavors: Apple, Flowers, Grass, Sweet

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec 10 g 20 OZ / 600 ML

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1024 tasting notes

Outdoors in the sun just enjoying a Wednesday afternoon after work and I decided to brew something floral which was this!
Sadly, it did not give me the TGY floral taste I was wanting. It wasn’t the outdoors that changed the taste either, it is simply this tea. I believe the sizing is nice, but the taste just isn’t there. This is kind of like Tony Stark when he’s drunk; he may still be Tony Stark but he won’t be getting the job done the same way, you know?

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55 tasting notes

SUCH a good example of the goddess of teas. The dry leaves are tightly curled and wrinkly, with a lovely combination of dark to almost fluorescent green hues. I followed Teavivre’s steeping recommendations in a gaiwan: 7 gm, 5 sec rinse, then 25/35/45/55 sec steeps. The wet leaves smelled of seaweed and the pale yellow liquor was smooth and slightly sweet (honeysuckle?) at the first steep, getting a bit sweeter for the next several steeps. It seemed to level off in flavor and sweetness after the first three steeps, which means it continued yummy all the way through. A lovely tea.

Flavors: Honeysuckle, Seaweed

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 30 sec 7 tsp 4 OZ / 118 ML
SarsyPie

Very nice!

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