Iron Goddess of Mercy Tea (鐵觀音王 | Tieguanyin)
Also known as Iron Goddess of Mercy, Tieguanyin is an oolong tea harvested from the Fujian Province and was once reserved for the emperor. Roasting techniques for making Tieguanyin vary, which results in a wide range of nuances of flavor, even within the same tea. This Tieguanyin falls closer to the flavor profiles of green tea, but with deeper notes of lush vegetation and rich orchids. This tea is one of our best sellers and is sourced directly from farmers by Alice and her father during their tea trips throughout China.
Measure 1 teaspoon of tea to a medium-sized gaiwan or clay pot. Bring the water to a boil and allow it cool for 10 minutes (90-95℃). Pour enough water to submerge tea leaves and immediately pour out this first brew.
Refill gaiwan or clay pot to the top and steep for 10-15 seconds or until desired concentration before serving the tea. Rebrew as needed.