Dark Oolong -Tea of the Iron Goddess
Traditional Green Oolong with a fulfilling earthy flavor.
Directions:For one 8 oz. cup of tea: Pour hot water (160-170°F) over one tea bag and steep for one to two minutes for a full-bodied flavor and aroma. Steep for three to four minutes for stronger flavor.
Water Temperature:160-170°F | 71-77°C
Weight:2.5 grams per tea bag.
More Information:Green tea is processed and grown in a variety of ways, depending on the type of green tea desired. As a result of these methods, maximum amounts of polyphenols and volatile organic compounds are retained, affecting aroma and taste. The growing conditions can be broken down into two basic types − those grown in the sun and those grown under the shade. The green tea plants are grown in rows that are pruned to produce shoots in a regular manner, and in general are harvested three times per year. The first flush takes place in late April to early May. The second harvest usually takes place from June through July, and the third picking takes place in late July to early August. Sometimes, there will also be a fourth harvest. It is the first flush in the spring that brings the best-quality leaves, with higher prices to match.