High Mountain Sun Link Sea / Shanlinxi Jin Xuan Milk Oolong (高山杉林溪金萱)
- Region: Sun Link Sea (Shanlinxi)
- Harvest: 2023
- Availability: In Stock
Jin Huan milk oolong comes from Sun Link Sea (Shanlinxi), which is in Nantou County. This tea is classic example of excellent milk oolong. The uniqueness of this tea is that it has acquired "milky" flavor is not due to a chemical but due to natural processes.
Leaves: delicately hand-rolled into small, green-yellow coloured balls
Pleasing, smooth milk flavor with a buttery aftertaste. You can feel light rough, which mellows into a very nice, full sensation on the back of the tongue.
You can use any kind of tea pot, but clay tea pot suits much better.
Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put 2-3 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out, then pour 225-250 ml of boiling water and cover tea pot for three minutes before serving.
Boiling temperature – 85-95°C (185-203°F). You can use this amount of tea 3 to 4 times.
The tea leaves come unrolled for full flavor.
This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can vary brewing time from 35s to 5 minutes.
You can also use Chinese traditional way of brewing - spilling, using Gaiwan and brew for 3-5 second each time.
Please note, that it is natural tea with high content of active elements, including caffeine, and minerals and some unusual feelings could appear. In that case we recommend decrease quantity of dry leaves and brewing time.
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