Li Shan Oolong Tea

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Calculated from 13 Ratings
Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Drying, Orchid, Sour, Grass, Roasted, Honey, Honeysuckle, Lettuce, Orange Blossom, Pear, Smooth, Creamy, Floral, Sugarcane, Peach, Vegetal, Flowers, Vegetables
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Typical Preparation
Use 6 oz / 182 ml of water
Set water temperature to 195 °F / 90 °C
Use 4 g of tea
Steep for 1 min, 45 sec
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“I’ve been sipping down teas in anticipation of Black Friday, and decided it was time to try this sample from Yezi Tea. I used the entire 3 grams in 6 oz of water in a series of 60 second...” Read full tasting note
“Thanks to Yezi Tea for the sample! While I really enjoy oolongs, I admittedly don’t have very much experience with them, especially the greener ones. I’ve basically only had a few milk oolongs, a...” Read full tasting note
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“I’ve been so excited to try out these samples from Yezi Tea, so here goes another one! It’s the first time I’ve made oolong on my own, so bear with me. Forgot to smell the dry leaves cause it was...” Read full tasting note


This Taiwanese oolong is grown on the rocky cliffs of the Li Shan mountain range in the Nantou County of Taiwan. The tea is harvested at 6,600–7,800 feet above sea level. Due to the paucity of agricultural land at such high altitudes, the quantity of Li Shan oolong harvested every year is relatively limited, ensuring that it is always in great demand.

Like some people and most cats, the Li Shan oolong has markedly different personalities when dry and when wet. When you first open the tea pouch, you will be greeted with the aromatic notes of sugarcane. However, when you pour water over the tea leaves and watch them curl up, you will find your room filling up with a powerful orchid scent.

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