Iron Goddess 安溪铁观音


Colour: It is a shiny bright green and is also dark green.
Shape: It is a curly and stocky pellet.
Size: 5-8mm in diameter.
Smell: Smells grassy and floral.
Taste: It tastes refreshing, delicate and floral.
Teaware: Clay teapot , Porcelain Gaiwan

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Knowledge of The Tea

Origin Fujian Province
Making Process Withered in sun, withered in room, repeat oxidising with shaking many times ,pan-dry fried; twisted in cloth bag, release the leaves, pan-fried; re-do it many times till dry.
Health Benefits This tea helps digestion and reducing cholesterol better than others teas.
Remarks It is recommended to have it in warm weather; drinking it 20 minutes after a big spicy/meaty lunch is a comfort. MY Teahouse doesn't suggest drinking it after 6pm.

Oolong tea is called Blue(green) tea.
Oolong tea is a Semi-oxidised tea. It has the most complex making process from the 6 basic types of Chinese Tea.

It grows in 4 main areas of China:
1) Northern Fujian(Wuyi Mt.): It is also known as Rock Tea or Wuyi Rock Tea
2) Southern Fujian(Quanzhou): It is well known for Iron Goddess etc.
3) GuangDong(Chaozhou): It is also known as DanCong from Phoenix Mt.
4) Taiwan(Whole island): It is well known for its high mountain tea

The Iron Goddess is from Anxi City in south of the Fujian Province and also known as Tie Guan Yin in China. It is one of the top ten Chinese teas. This teas divided into two categories: lightly oxidised and heavy oxidised. MY Teahouse offers the lightly oxidised Iron Goddess.

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