Origin: Anxi County, Fujian, China
Type: Scented Oolong
Approximate Altitude: 700m
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Fine Anxi oolong which is picked after a sudden drop in temperature to bring out a creamy character in the leaf. The tea is then scented with natural milk aroma to enhance the creaminess. This is essentially a scented version of Alishan Cream.
To brew ball-shaped Oolong tea Western style, infuse about 3.5g (heaped teaspoon) of leaf per 300ml of 95c water for about 2 minutes. You can reinfuse up to 5 times by adding 30 seconds for every subsequent infusion.
To brew ball-shaped Oolong tea Gong fu style, infuse about 8g of leaf per 150ml of 95c water for about 20 seconds. You can reinfuse up to 8 times by adding about 5 seconds for every subsequent infusion.
Here are just a few known health benefits associated with drinking oolong tea: Lowers Cholesterol – Aids weight loss – Helps digestion.