Mei Shan Oolong

Origin: Taiwan

Buttery and vegetal with some floral notes.

Available in 50 gram Bamboo Canister.

 

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About Mei Shan Oolong:

From the Mei Shan (Plum) Mountain in the Ali Shan range, this year’s Mei Shan Oolong is made from the Jin Xuan tea cultivar known for its milky, buttery flavor profile. Mei Shan is a low oxidation oolong (15-20%) with very little roasting. Like many green oolongs, Mei Shan has a light vegetal quality and natural sweetness. It is a small batch, spring harvested tea.

Available in 50 gram Bamboo Canister.

Ingredients: Oolong tea leaves.

Flavor Profile:

Buttery and vegetal with no astringency.

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)
190°F (88°C)3-4 3-41

Videos and Links:

Oolong Tea Crafting
Oolong Tunnel Roasting
Ali Shan Map