Wuyi Hong Shui Oolong Cake

Wuyi Hong Shui Oolong Cake

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Origin: Taiwan
US$29.50

Description

Hong Shui Oolong Tea Cake is an organic artisan tea cake. Hong Shui Oolong Tea Cake is a fine Taiwanese tea that was handpicked and pressed by artisan tea crafter Mr. Yu, it has been oxidized between 30-40%, allowing for a rich, complex and full flavor.

Tea cakes are crafted for their unique ability to cultivate and achieve complex flavors through manipulating oxidation levels and time.

Simply break off a piece of the cake with a tea knife, and allow for one rinse, then steep as usual. Once steeped, the fragrant lush roasted aroma fills your senses, and at first sip your whole mouth is filled with a roasted sweetness, mineral notes, and full smooth taste. Red Jade White Tea is a luxurious Taiwanese white tea you will enjoy to discover and appreciate through multiple infusions.

Features

Ingredients:
Oolong tea leaves
Origin:
Taiwan
Preparation:
Use 1-1.5 tsp of tea per 8oz/200ml of water. Heat water to 195F/90C and steep for 2-3 minutes.

Reviews

Average rating

*****

8 reviews
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James

05/12/2018, 12:03

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An unique and delicious fragrance and flavor. Similar to the best "Black Beauty #8" that I've had from Telyra. This oolong is heavily oxidized, but the resulting tea is so very smooth. Love it!
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Jon Crocker

06/15/2016, 13:21

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Let's face it, the people who've already reviewed this can do a far better job than I in explaining the undertones and mouth feel.

I will tell you , it's very refreshing. . . .very smooth, and a nice back to sit back and relax enjoying life :-)

The color is a deep reddish brown . . .Very nice :-)
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Ransom Stark

12/12/2015, 12:10

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This tea is intoxicatingly bold in flavor, and while I see people throwing out adjectives, I really cannot nail down what the essences of the tea are. I will simply say it is indescribable in flavor, and must be experienced. It seems to be capable of a half dozen steepings before its character realily starts to disappear.
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Masha

07/04/2015, 18:12

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This is one of the best oolongs I've ever tried. Instant craving.
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Coffeegeek

05/04/2015, 22:22

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The brewed tea is a dark amber that has great aromatic notes of roasted/carmalized sugar cane and stone fruit.
It is extremely smooth and complex, without any hint of tannic bitterness and has an excellent sweet finish.

Very satisfying mouthfeel on this tea!

I brewed the tea with water at 90C/194F with .45 grams of tea per ounce (30ml) of water for a 10 ounce brew (4.5 grams total) for 3 minutes.

I've saved the tea leaves to see & taste what multiple infusions will bring.

I highly recommend this delicious Brandy Oolong Ruby 18 tea!
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InteriorMuse

08/23/2014, 21:33

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Agree that this tea is hard to oversteep. Beautiful color and a hint of chestnut and maltiness than ends with a distinct honey finish. My favorite oolong thus far.
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fellgrail

03/18/2014, 10:11

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I love this tea. Hard to oversteep, good hot and cool, so you can take your time drinking.

In terms of flavour, it's definitely juicy and milky. The mouthfeel is kind of unique to this tea.

The taste is sweet, but fairly strong. Some maltiness, some milkiness, and some fruitiness.

Definitely a good tea for beginners and to share with people who are unfamiliar with loose leaf tea.
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ts-2008

02/21/2014, 15:15

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It’s like this tea is just on the border of being a black tea but not quite. It brews up a rich dark color like a black tea with a malty flavor and just a touch of milky flavor.
As this cools down a bit more it’s even more milky. Forgot about my tea for awhile and then I took a sip. Wow! More milky notes coming through along with the dark robust malty flavor. What a treat!
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