Alishan Red Oolong Description:
This Alishan Mountain Oolong is produced by the people of Dabang tribe of the Tsou People of Taiwan. The tea is harvested from Plantation is managed in accordance with EU Regulations (EC834/2007) for pesticide and fertilizer free production at elevations of 3,200ft to 5,000 ft above sea level. This is a balled red oolong has a fruity and floral aroma, with a pluck style that is a bud with 2-4 leaves. The oxidation of this tea is over 80% (making it closer to black tea) with a light roast.
This is a complex oolong with aromas of flowers, fruits, woody and hints of cinnamon. It can be enjoyed hot or iced.
Taiwan Oolong Tea
Alishan Red Oolong Asian Style Preparation
Asian Style: Steep 6 grams of Alishan High Moutain in a medium size Gaiwan for approximately 20-30 seconds and pour off into a small pitcher and serve. Infuse 6-8 times adding 5-10 seconds for each infusion.
- Step 1:
- Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
- Step 2:
- Steep 1 flat tsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
- Step 3:
- Steep for 3-5 minutes as desired. Experiment with slightly cooler water or shorter steeping times. Try one additional steeping if desired.