Baked Baozhong

Origin: Taiwan

Soft, rounded flavor. Woody notes of cedar, and hints of pistachio and brazil nut.

Available in a 50 gram (1.75 oz) pack.

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About Baked Baozhong:

A new offering in the last couple seasons is a deep-baked Wenshan Baozhong from Northern Taiwan. Baked Baozhong comes from the Chin-Hsin tea cultivar, popularly used in the high mountains of Taiwan, and valued for its slow growth and complex flavor profiles. It is a smooth and toasty brew with some qualities reminiscent of a toasted Tieguanyin or Phoenix tea.

Ingredients: Oolong Tea Leaves

Sold in a 50 gram pack.

Flavor Profile:

Soft, rounded flavor. Woody notes of cedar, and hints of pistachio and brazil nut.

Brewing Instructions:

Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
180-190°F (82-88°C)3-43-41

Videos and Links:

Twisted Leaf Oolong Rolling
Oolong Tunnel Roasting
Taiwan Map