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Formosa - Oolong

Taiwan, formerly Formosa, produces oolongs of incomparable flavor and quality. With a distinctive and complex flavor and aroma, Formosa oolongs often have a delicate flavor reminiscent of peaches and chestnuts. In Taiwan, oolongs with a lighter fermentation are preferred, and these teas are gaining popularity in the United States.


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 1. TT11: Oolong Standard Grade

A classic restaurant grade tea, with a smooth character, and classic Formosa Oolong flavors. Priced for everyday use, this selection is an excellent choice for its value and quality.

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 2. TT15: Oolong Fine Grade

Moderately priced tea of good quality. The value choice of many Oolong fans. Originally referred to as European Market Formosa Oolong.While the leaf quality of this grade cannot be compared to costlier Formosa Oolong teas, it is popular for its deep flavor note ...

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 3. TT18: Formosa Oolong Choicest

Choicest Oolong (Wu-Long) is a flavorful alternative to the higher priced Fancy grades, with much of the complexity and cup character. The bold leaves, with some silvery tips, produce a liquor with notes of dark grapes and hints of peach.

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 4. TT46: Formosa Oolong Super Fancy

An exquisitely crafted Formosa Oolong, with a balanced body, fresh fragrance, and lively cup. Steeping for four minutes or longer produces a cup with chestnut notes and hints of grape-like sweetness.

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 5. TT55: Formosa Amber Oolong

With an oxidation level of approximately 40%, Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) teas produce a liquor that is darker than the Jade Oolongs, listed below. The flavor is slightly more earthy and robust.
Average Customer Review:   4 out of 5 stars - review details

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 6. TT57: Formosa Amber Oolong Select

This grade of Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) has more complex flavor and finer leaf style than our TT55. Highly recommended.

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 7. TT78: Formosa GABA Oolong

Japanese researchers created GABA tea serendipitously in the 1980's. Wanting effective methods to preserve tea, not fully fermented leaf was exposed to nitrogen. The glutamic acid inherent in tea was transformed to Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, or GABA for short. This selection is notable for its broad ...

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 8. TT80: Formosa Heavy-Baked Ti-Guan-Yin

This tea is created by beginning with a high quality Jade Oolong, which is processed under the careful supervision of a skilled roasting master. The resulting tea has a complex flavor, with toasty notes and sweet flavor undertones.
Average Customer Review:   4 out of 5 stars - review details

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 9. TT81: Formosa Tung-Ting Classic

Naturally sweet and fruity, with orchid-like aromatics and a full-bodied taste, this selection possesses all the fine points of a top Tung-Ting Oolong. As the name suggests, this is a true classic.

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 10. TT86: Formosa Jade Oolong

Extra rich flavor. A Tung-Ting style Oolong, oxidized at approximately 18 percent to retain a greener character. Very sweet and aromatic, this is the style of Oolong that is favored by Taiwan tea connoisseurs.
Average Customer Review:   5 out of 5 stars - review details

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