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Oriental Beauty '90 Vintage

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Preserved plum, hibiscus, and rosehip

Aged Oolong tea · high oxidation

Oriental Beauty Oolong was among the most precious teas in 20th century Taiwan. In this 90's vintage, we find that the signature notes of rose and citrus have matured into a fuller palate.

Taste daylily, blossom honey, and preserved plum as aromas of rosehip waft out of the teacup.

We imagine walking softly through a rain-soaked field as we drink this tea, noticing the wildflowers and berries as we move towards a barn for a brief respite before continuing on.

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Chinese Name: 美人老茶
Origin: Emei Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan
Cultivar: Qingxin da mao cultivar - bitten by tea jassid
Elevation: 0 meters
Oxidation: 70%
Roast Level: Light
Flavor Profile: Preserved plums, daylily, rosehip
Mouthfeel: Full bodied, juicy, generous

The Cultivar

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Qingxin da mao (bitten by tea jassid)

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: 195°F / 90°C
Steep Time: ~ 1 - 2 minutes
For more information on how to brew tea check out our brewing guides

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