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mu zha tekuangin

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sample
makes 5 cups
$8
1.5oz
43ยข per infusion
$24
Origin
Wen Shan, Taiwan
Farmer
Jin Yi Li
Elevation
300m
Harvest
Apr 2019
Infusions
3
A traditional Taiwanese oolong, Mu Zha Tekuangin is a highly roasted leaf with a tightly rolled style. Its liquor is exquisitely aromatic with hints of honey, blossoms and a touch of mineral. Smooth yet complex, it even gives off a flicker of spice.

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

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Jin Yi Li

tea farmer

How long have you been growing tea and what got your started?
I working tea for over 30 years, my hometown in the tea area so it seems I have to do it.

Can you describe a typical day out in the field?
Every day I go to the tea garden around 6 am and check tea growth situation, to check is it OK to plucking or not until 11 am I will go home for rest and lunch, in the afternoon I will go tea garden again to spread manure.

What is your favorite part of growing tea?
I like Plucking part, seems like your children grow up will leave home for a new life.

Conversely, what is the hardest part of your job?
The hardest part is withering, withering is the most important part of tea production, the tea quality decides in the part.

Are there any tips you can give on how to best brew your tea?
Water most to over 100 degrees, the ingredient will come out 100% to know the quality.