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Iron Goddess of Mercy (Tie Guanyin)

Iron Goddess of Mercy (Tie Guanyin)

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The most popular oolong tea, Iron Goddess of Mercy is complex in taste and production. Grown in Anxi, China, at over 3000 feet elevation, legend has it that the Iron Goddess appeared in a poor farmer’s dream, leading him to discover the tea and his prosperity. Hand-harvested and cultivated according to ancient tradition, Iron Goddess of Mercy has a full roasted flavor with subtle floral notes.

Origin: Anxi, China

Tea Type: Oolong

Tasting Note: Enchanting, smooth and silky, roasted chestnut and apricot.

Caffeine Level: Mild

Steeping Instructions:
Quantity: 1 tablespoon per 6 ounces
Water Temperature: 185 - 205ºF
Steeping Time: 1st infusion 30 seconds, 2nd infusion 50 seconds, 3rd infusion 1 minute, subsequent infusions 1 minute
Infusions: 4

Tea connoisseurs often first clean tea leaves of dust and particles by steeping it in the suggested temperature for no more than 30 seconds and discarding the rinse water.

Packaging Style: Yellow Cylinder

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