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What is Tat Kuan Yin tea?

What is Tat Kuan Yin tea?

Ti Kuan Yin is a type of oolong tea from China. The name is sometimes also spelled as ‘Tie Guan Yin’ and literally means ‘Iron Goddess’. Because this oolong is tightly rolled during production, one can easily use too much leaves.

How do you Tie Guan Yin tea?

Brewing Instructions

  1. Fill both the teapot and the cup about halfway with hot water to preheat them.
  2. Put 2 teaspoons of tea leaves into the teapot.
  3. Fill the teapot with 90-95ºC (194-205ºF) water.
  4. Place the lid on the teapot and let the tea steep for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour the tea into the teacups and enjoy your tea!

What does Ti Kuan Yin tea taste like?

One of the most famous Chinese oolongs, Fine Ti Kuan Yin has a distinctive and highly-prized orchid-like flavor. This tea brews up a smooth, fragrant golden-yellow liquor with a floral character and a hint of sweetness.

How long do I let oolong tea steep?

1 to 5 minutes
The general rule for oolong tea is to steep for 1 to 5 minutes. Longer steeping times can allow additional flavors to develop for a richer, more full-bodied tea. It’s best to allow leaves to steep for 1 minute and then taste every 30 seconds to get the best flavor for your preferences. Pour into tea cups and enjoy!

How do you make the Iron Goddess of Mercy tea?

  1. Water Temperature: 195°F.
  2. Leaf to Water Ratio: Fill 25% of a porcelain gaiwan with tea.
  3. Steep Times: 1st infusion 1 minute, 2nd infusion 20 seconds, 3rd infusion 50 seconds, subsequent infusions about 2 minutes. For more oxidized, aged or baked teas, we recommend a 5-10 second rinse preceding the first infusion.

Can I drink oolong tea with milk?

Oolong tea is typically served without milk or sugar. If you are drinking a darker oolong, adding a splash of milk may actually give a delicious cup. Oolong tea has a lighter texture, and whole milk may be too heavy for this tea.

Does Ti Kuan Yin tea have caffeine?

Caffeine Content Tieguanyin, just like all other oolong teas, contains caffeine.

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