Black Tie-Guan-Yin (ZK58)

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83 / 100

Calculated from 7 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Chinese Black Tea
Caramel, Wood
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Typical Preparation
Set water temperature to 200 °F / 93 °C
Steep for 4 min, 0 sec
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10 Tasting Notes View all

“The taste of this one is wonderful, to me it is slightly woodsy at first with bold notes of cocoa ,maltyness and maybe caramel, kinda malty and just really super good. The second and third steep...” Read full tasting note
“So I’m still confused about how this is a tieguanyin (I swore that was a type of oolong, not black?) but it’s clearly a black – and a delicious one at that! Even though… I ordered this between 5...” Read full tasting note
“This tastes like a wu yi / big red robe oolong to me. The flavor and scent notes that come to mind are roastyness, hot spring water rock/mineral, and wood. This has a decent price on it right...” Read full tasting note
“I just didn’t care for this one much. Based on other reviews, maybe I should give it another go, but to me this tea tasted sort of grassy and sour and was just not for me.” Read full tasting note


From Fujian province, this is a fully oxidized tea made from a cultivar normally used to produce Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong. The cup has a round flavor, with notes of red wine, and toasty hints. The aroma has a sweet note and a subtle hint of cocoa.

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