Other names for this tea marketed in the West: Oriental Beauty Oolong, Dong Fang Mei Ren, Baihao, Champagne Oolong and Beggar's Tea.
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On the darker side of the Oolong spectrum is our Asian Beauty, a smooth, sweet, and fragrant Oolong - and Taiwan's most famous "bug-bitten" tea. This tea is only produced in the Summer when the leaves naturally acquire notes of honey and cinnamon from the little leaf hoppers.
This Summer 2019 batch is one of the best we've had in quite a while! Enjoy.
More info on Taiwan's leaf-hopper bitten teas can be found HERE
Cultivar: 正種小葉種 Zheng Zhong Xiao Ye Zhong
Location: Xinzhu, Taiwan
Elevation: This is a low elevation tea
Harvest: Summer 2019
Works well "grandpa style" or two teaspoons to 8 oz., 185° deg. water for 4 - 5 minutes. Repeat.
3gr to 150cc, 85-90°C. 1-3min steeps. We recommend two or three steeps to first be mixed together in another cup (chahai), then drink as a single steep.