Alishan Mountain Oolong
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The fog-draped Alishan mountain produces one of the most flavorful oolongs available. Renowned for its complexity, Alishan Mountain Oolong combines upfront notes of orchid and peach with a lingering creamy finish. This oolong has it all!
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1.5–2 tsp per 8 oz of water, 195°F, 2–4 minWhen using a yixing teapot or a gaiwan, use twice as much tea and steep the same tea leaves for 1–2 minutes multiple times until the flavor fades.
- When drinking this particular tea, pay attention to when the aftertaste begins. It waits a few seconds after you swallow, as if teasing you. Then the flavor blooms to give you a pleasant surprise!
- Alishan means "Ali Mountain," and is located in the central region of Taiwan, where the mountainous environment creates the perfect growing conditions to create the complex flavor components in this tea.
- This tea is of the Qingxin cultivar, from the 2017 winter (November) harvest.
- Located in Taiwan's Chiayi County, Alishan is the name of eighteen hills, with Tower Hill being its highest peak at almost 9,000 ft.
- Alishan is world famous for its "five rare sites": the Sunrise, the Ali Forest Railway, the famous Alishan Sacred Tree, the Grand Sea of Clouds, and the Flamboyant Cherry Blossom.
- Fresh, baked or grilled apricots or peaches
- Soba noodles
- Buttery scallops, shrimp, lobster or Dover sole
- Mango pudding
- Peach ice cream
- Chocolate mousse
- German Heffeweizen beer
Taiwan oolong tea: 100%