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Green Sanctuary Roast

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Regular price $21.00

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Toasted barley, roasted peaches, subtle vanilla

Oolong tea · low oxidation · medium roast

Tea making is a hobby of one of the monks of where we source this oolong tea, and we couldn’t be more pleased. This roasted Green Sanctuary oolong is better known in Taiwan as Iron Goddess or Tieguanyin

Due to its popularity, a true Taiwanese Iron Goddess varietal has become a rare find. We taste toasted barley and stewed peaches and smell the aroma of charcoal and leather with hints of vanilla bean. 

Green Sanctuary is the translated name of the monastery where this tea was made.

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Tea Profile

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Origin: Pinglin Distric, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Cultivar: Tieguanyin
Elevation: ~750 meters
Oxidation: ~20%
Roast Level: Light ~ Medium
Flavor Profile: Toasted barley, Vintage leather, Subtle vanilla
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, smooth, velvet

The Cultivar

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The cultivar of our Green Sanctuary Roast is Tieguanyin

Brewing Instructions

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These instructions are for reference only, a starting point for brewing this tea. Trust your palate and feel free to experiment.

Quantity of Tea: 6 grams
Quantity of Water: 237 ml / 8 oz
Water Temperature: 212°F / 100°C
Steep Time: ~ 1 - 2 minutes
For more information on how to brew tea check out our brewing guides

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