Formosa Oolong

Loose Leaf Tea

A aromatic, Oolong tea. The tea often served in Chinese restaurants. A sweet aroma and taste and is ideal with food or as a digestif after meals.

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Our UK mainland standard delivery time is 2 - 3 days, the price being dependent on the total weight of the order.

Up to 1.9kg£3.25
1.9kg - 4.9kg£6.50
4.9kg - 15kg£7.95
15kg - 25kg£9.50

About Formosa Oolong

Region: China
Taste: Rich, spicy flavour

 5-7 minutes brewing time
 100° C water temperature
 4-5 heaped tsp./1 litre

FORMOSA OOLONG is a semi-oxidised speciality of half black, half green tea. Oolong is a specialty which had originally been produced in the Taiwanese mountains. After plucking, the teas are fermented to approximately 50 % and then wilted in the sun. The Oolong develops a mild aroma and a large, wildly curled leaf. After brewing, the still green leaf center with the fermented leaf edges becomes clearly visible. This tea fascinates with a particularly irregular and quite short, slightly broken leaf of black-brown color. It is very light in the cup and has a very flowery and spicy taste.

INGREDIENTS: Partially oxidised Black/green tea.

SUGGESTION: One heaped teaspoonful per cup, add freshly boiling water and infuse for up to 7 mins, perfect without milk

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