Fanciest Formosa Description:
Fanciest Formosa offers hints of honey and less subtle peach notes providing a complex taste that is a gateway oolong for many into the breadth that this class of teas has to offer. The dry leaf offers a beautiful variety of colors including brown, black, and silver with a very floral aroma. When steeped the liquor is a dark brown color and a taste with no astringency or acidity. A Taiwan Oolong, Fanciest Formosa is a bit less subtle in flavor and aroma than some other oolongs, has a slightly darker liquor color, but is equally delicious.
Organic Taiwan Oolong Tea
No Longer Available:
This tea is no longer available though you might try Oriental Beauty which is similar.
Fanciest Formosa Significance:
Fanciest Formosa is a wonderful open leaf oolong from Taiwan. Formosa is literally translated as Taiwan meaning this tea is highly emblematic of the island. Its is but one of many varieties of oolong teas.
- Step 1:
- Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
- Step 2:
- Steep 2 round tsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz water.
- Step 3:
- Steep for 3-5 minutes as desired. Experiment with cooler water or shorter steeping times. Try 2-3 steepings.