Taiwan Ali Shan Oolong Tea

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Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Oolong Tea Leaves
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Typical Preparation
Use 4 oz / 109 ml of water
Set water temperature to 195 °F / 90 °C
Use 6 g of tea
Steep for 0 min, 15 sec
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“A consistent winner from What-cha and a great tea to introduce anyone into Taiwan oolongs. This has been a staple in my pantry for a couple of years now and I am still not tired of it. I like...” Read full tasting note
“It seems I can’t refrain from hitting the Taiwanese high mountain oolongs these days. After having an oolong from Fushou Shan yesterday evening, I had to go with an Ali Shan today. Before I get to...” Read full tasting note


A floral aroma and taste combined with a smooth texture and vegetal notes.

Sourced from a different source than last year, this Ali Shan Oolong features a slightly lower level oxidisation.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth texture
- Floral aroma and taste with vegetal notes

Harvest: Spring, late April 2016

Origin: Ali Shan, Jia Yi county, Taiwan
Altitude: 1,200-1,300m
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese wholesaler

Cultivar: Qing Xin
Oxidisation: 15-20%
Roast: 0%

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 85°C/185°F
- Use 1 teaspoon per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 1-2 minutes

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

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