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Lao Junmei (old man's eyebrow)

The Cultured Cup Artisan Oolong, 8 g packet

$ 2.50
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Named after a Daoist deity, this artisan oolong is roasted three times and has the shape of its namesake's eyebrows, and has upfront notes of toasted chestnuts with a juicy finish of dried apricot. Share this tea with friends who appreciate complex flavor adventures.

Tea Type or Tisane | Flavors: Oolong (Cultivar: Xingcun Ziaoshon) | roasted almonds. dried apricot, balanced minerality, lingering, juicy aftertaste

Tea Tips: A dark but velvety-smooth oolong.  Drink without milk or sugar. To fully enjoy the flavors of this tea, use the "Gong Fu Cha" steeping instructions below.  

Ingredients: 70% oxidized China oolong tea, Fujian Province's Wuyi Mountains 

How to Steep: To experience the extraordinary flavors of this artisan tea, use the following steps.  Steep #1: Empty 8 g packet of tea into a small teapot. Pour 6-8 oz. of boiling water over tea leaves and decant immediately.  Do not remove the tea leaves from the teapot.  Steep #2 and #3:  Pour 6-8 oz of boiling water over tea leaves and immediately decant.  After Steep #3:  add 10 sec. to each additional steeping until the flavor fades.  NOTE: Expect to infuse the same tea leaves 7-8 times, a result of a high-quality Wuyi oolong.

Fun Fact: The Daoist deity's name is Taishang Laojun.  Lao Jun Mei is also known as Xian Cha (仙茶), meaning “tea of the immortals.” 

.Similar Teas: Zhengshan Xiao Zhong Black, Qilan (rare orchid) Oolong

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