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Organic Darjeeling Oolong
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From its warm toasty aroma to its velvety smooth mouth feel, this unique 2017 Darjeeling offering has many fine points to consider. Pronounced honey notes bring a rich sweetness to the dark amber liquor. A suggestion of stone fruit lingers in the finish. A truly delightful cup.

TDZ1 |
$0.23/cup

Japanese Gabalong
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This unique selection is created using nitrogen during the production process. The resulting leaves contain the substance GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). The bright green leaves infuse a rich yellow-jade liquor with intense buttery notes and oceanic hints. A truly satisfying cup.

TJ58 |
$0.53/cup

Tanzania Usambara Oolong Tea
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The bold dark leaves, laced with silvery tips, are fragrant with the scent of sweet cocoa. A warm toasty note complements a hint of almond in the aroma. A silky smooth mouth feel lingers long into the finish, which echoes with a light suggestion of flowers.

TK11 |
$.46/cup

Oolong Standard Grade
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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.

TT11 |
$0.21/cup

Oolong Fine Grade
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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 notes.

TT15 |
$0.18/cup

Formosa Oolong Choicest
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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.

TT18 |
$0.42/cup

Formosa Oolong Super Fancy
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This exquisitely crafted Formosa Oolong is very fragrant, with pronounced peach notes in both the aroma and the tawny-gold cup. An abundance of downy, silver tips adorns the large beautiful leaves, yielding a liquor bursting with flavor and a smooth, creamy mouth feel. Notes of dried fruit as well as hints of warm spice and honey lead to a clean finish with a lingering sweetness.

TT46 |
$1.89/cup

Formosa Amber Oolong
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With an oxidation level of approximately 40%, Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) teas produce a liquor that is darker than the Jade Oolongs. The flavor is slightly more earthy and robust.

TT55 |
$0.24/cup

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

TT57 |
$0.42/cup

Formosa GABA Oolong
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Japanese researchers created GABA tea serendipitously in the 1980's. Wanting effective methods to preserve tea, not fully oxidized 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 and interesting flavor profile, with notes of mango, peach and guava. The cup has a creamy body with a pronounced, lingering sweetness.

TT78 |
$0.56/cup

Formosa Jade Oolong
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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.

TT86 |
$0.48/cup

Formosa Jade Oolong Supreme
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Those who appreciate the finer grades of Tung-Ting style Oolong will find this one an exceptional value. The flavor is surprisingly more refined than item TT86.

TT87 |
$0.79/cup

Formosa Oolong Spring Dragon
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A lightly fermented leaf which releases a delicate, flowery liquor. The sweet and refreshing taste is enhanced by the fragrance of lilacs. A truly exquisite tea.

TT88 |
$0.44/cup

Formosa Jade Oolong Imperial
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The finest Jade Oolong that we have ever sampled. Those who are looking for the best of what Taiwan can produce will want to try at least the sample size (12 grams).

TT89 |
$1.31/cup

New Zealand Oolong Tea
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The beautiful, handmade leaves of this unique Oolong tea are created under the guidance of tea masters from Taiwan. The pale golden liquor is fragrant with a light floral aroma. The silky smooth cup is light and flavorful with a pronounced floral character. A lingering whisper of spice completes an outstanding tea experience.

TZ01 |
$2.15/cup

Magnolia Blossom Oolong
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This Guangdong specialty is a lovely Oolong tea, scented with magnolia flowers. Alternately known as Orchid Oolong or in Chinese Yu Lan, this selection is a must try for those who appreciate a fine scented tea. The flavor nuances are unique, but hints of jasmine lend a recognizable character.

ZM65 |
$0.27/cup

Ginseng Oolong
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An interesting twist on a Chinese classic. The rolled leaves are coated with ground ginseng, producing an exceptional, silky-smooth cup. The aroma has the floral sweetness of Tie-Guan-Yin, with mellow ginseng notes. This lot has a bit of licorice juice added, which further adds to the natural sweetness. Suitable for multiple infusions.

ZM87 |
$0.26/cup

China Oolong Se Chung
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A top grade of this lesser known style of China Oolong. Slightly green, with a woody aroma and flavor. A style served in Hong Kong Chinese restaurants. Oolong tea is also referred to as Wu-Long, or Black Dragon.

ZO10 |
$0.12/cup

Milk Oolong
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From Fujian province, this unique Oolong is composed of loosely rolled leaves with a rich buttery fragrance. The sparkling pale yellow cup has a silky smooth mouth feel with a round, complex flavor profile. A tropical fruit sweetness complements notes of coconut cream and a light floral suggestion. This tea is a perfect choice for multiple infusions.

ZO11 |
$18.25

Wu Yi Water Fairy Oolong
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While not a true Wu Yi Mountain tea, this Fujian province Oolong is a flavorful and affordable alternative. The dark, chocolate-brown leaves produce a dusky ecru liquor with a harmonious flavor profile, accented with a sweet, lingering finish. Some who have enjoyed this selection have commented about nuances of honeysuckle, citrus and peach.

ZO15 |
$0.21/cup

China Organic Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong
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The carefully rolled leaves are as fragrant as a spring morning. The pale golden cup has a rich buttery quality, present in both the aroma and the full flavor. Floral notes are complemented by a whisper of fresh corn silk, followed by a smooth, lingering finish. This tea is the perfect choice for multiple steepings.

ZO19 |
$0.45/cup

Roasted Oolong
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This tea begins as a classic, medium-oxidized Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong, processed in the traditional style. It is finished and cured with a slow firing in bamboo baskets over a charcoal fire. The result is a tea with smooth, rich and inviting character.

ZO20 |
$0.10/cup

Floral Huang Jin Gui
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With a light oxidation level of less than 20%, this premium Oolong is produced in Anxi county of Fujian province. The name Huang Jin Gui translates to golden osmanthus,referring to the cup's light gold hue and osmanthus-like aroma and flavor.

ZO21 |
$0.2/cup

Da Hong Pao Oolong
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Da Hong Pao, or "Big Red Robe" is a famous tea with a colorful pedigree. The very large leaves are perfect for multiple infusions. Subsequent steepings will produce varying levels of fruity and honey notes, as well as lingering woody hints. A delicate toasty hint is noted in the finish.

ZO25 |
$0.50/cup

Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong First Grade
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An Oolong (Wu-Long) with a full, spicy flavor, hinting of chestnuts. Rich golden liquor with a heady aroma and a delightful aftertaste.

ZO80 |
$0.22/cup

Floral Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong
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An outstanding Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong selection, with an appealing floral intensity. The attractive, olive-green leaves produce a fragrant, pale gold infusion with a buttery smooth mouth feel. Orchid/lilac notes are prominent in both the flavor and aroma, as well as a hint of honey sweetness.

ZO82 |
$0.42/cup

China Oolong Buddhas Palm
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A special grade of Fujian province Oolong, with superior flavor, aroma, and leaf style. The tightly rolled leaves unfold to reveal the fine plucking, yielding a smooth cup with a toasty, spicy flavor.

ZO86 |
$0.48/cup

Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong Special Grade
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The loosely rolled leaves of this finest grade of China Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong produce a pale golden cup with a full, buttery mouth feel. A sweet, floral fragrance introduces notes of dried fruit and a hint of honeysuckle in the flavor. The finish lingers with a light toastiness.

ZO88 |
$0.40/cup

Fujian Oolong Supreme
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From its honeyed aroma to its smooth, fruity flavor, this Oolong selection from Fujian province offers many fine qualities. A pronounced honey sweetness complements hints of pear and apple in the light amber cup. Toasty/woody nuances lead to a clean finish.

ZO90 |
$0.43/cup

Eastern Beauty Oolong
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The bold leaves of this limited production "Eastern Beauty" Oolong tea yield an amber-gold cup with a sweet, rich character. Heady notes of honey and ripe fruit are present in both the fragrant aroma and complex flavor, finishing on a light spicy suggestion.

ZO93 |
$0.70/cup

An Hui Dan Cong Oolong
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From An Hui province, this Dan Cong Oolong has very bold, dark brown leaves that yield a deep amber liquor with a woodsy aroma, hinting of chestnuts. The silky smooth cup is syrupy sweet with toasty notes and a smooth, clean finish. Enjoy this rich, warming cup at any time of the day.

ZO94 |
$0.48/cup

Pre-Chingming Fairy Oolong
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This offering is a 2017 special production Pre-Chingming Oolong from Hunan province. The striking, dark-olive leaves are quite bold and fully intact. Orchid/lilac notes are pronounced in both the aroma and the smooth, buttery flavor. An intense sweetness complements light vegetal hints.

ZOP1 |
$1.28/cup