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Alishan Oolong Sips by Terroir Tea Merchant

Qing Xin (Green Heart) oolong from Alishan Mountain, Taiwan

Medium Caffeine

How to Make This Tea

  • 1 tsp per 8 oz. water
  • Heat water to 195° F or almost boiling
  • Steep for 3 min

Why You'll Love This Tea

Hand picked from an ecological farm surrounded by a dense misty forest 1,200 meters above sea level, this oolong promises a unique woody, cinnamon, nutty and minty flavor experience for tea lovers seeking a real artisan oolong. Try gongfu style or cold brewing!

Gong Fu Brewing:
Rinse: 7 grams (2 tsp) / 100 mL / 90° C / 10 sec - discard
First infusion: 90° C / 20-30 sec Then double the infusion time for each subsequent infusion.

Why You'll Love This Brand

We love the care that Terroir Tea Merchant puts in to selecting their teas and educating people about them! They are knowledgeable and driven to elevate people's experience of drinking tea and to help them truly understanding where it comes from. So much goes into creating the tea that is in our cup, and many of us don't realize that! Check out their website for some enlightening info on this relationship between a growing region and its end product.

Based in Victoria, BC, Terroir Tea Merchant is committed to offering specialty teas direct from farmers and providing seasoned and new tea drinkers with a unique sensory experience. Charity is a Certified Tea Master and Jason is a Tea Specialist with a science degree, and they strive to change the way people enjoy their tea and help them understand terroir. They have personally sourced from small growers and cooperatives who produce teas that embody the terroir, and have curated a tea menu that brings these unique flavors and aromas to your cup and heighten the senses!

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