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formosa fancy bai hao

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sample
makes 5 cups
$9
1.5oz
52ยข per infusion
$29
Origin
Wen Shan, Taiwan
Farmer
Yu Kui Weng
Elevation
650m
Harvest
Jun 2018
Infusions
3
This rare Formosa Superior Fancy Oolong is a true treat for the senses. The leaves are quite tippy with a fragrant bouquet when dry. Once brewed the cup is one of peach blossoms with a lingering honey note.

This tea contains a high level of caffeine | Steep at 212° for 2-3 minutes.
 

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Yu Kui Weng

tea farmer

How long have you been growing tea and what got your started?
I working tea for over 30 years, my family is tea farmer.

Can you describe a typical day out in the field?
I go to tea garden every day at 7 am, if needs plucking tea will starting at 9~10 am, using sunshine to let tea leaf be dry a little be. In the afternoon will go back to the tea garden take a look, back home at 5:30 pm.

What is your favorite part of growing tea?
My favorite part is rolling tea, rolling tea is interesting. You must control your strength to make a beautiful shape.

Conversely, what is the hardest part of your job?
My age is getting old but for now the young generation only like find a job in the city, they think making tea is a hard job when the tea season coming you can't sleep at the night, they like stay up late but not for work.

Are there any tips you can give on how to best brew your tea?
You can drink this tea as hot tea also cold brew, in the summertime using cold water to put into refrigerator around 8 hours or ambient temperature 40 min, it will more sweet and smooth.