Tie Guan Yin – Iron Goddess of Mercy

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Iron Goddess of Mercy Tie Guan Yin Oolong

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Description

A lightly oxidized oolong tea produced in Anxi County, Fujian beginning in the 18th Century

This is a traditional tea with great reputation. These carefully balled leaves will give you multiple brewing opportunity. This cultivar is light and flora both in aroma and flavor with pleasant mouth feel, that always leaves one uplifted. This tea is great for the spirit.

One legend of the origin of this tea claims that a sincere Buddhist praying to the Iron Goddess of Mercy daily. One night, he dreamed of a magic plant, which he discovered the next day. The tree sent out unique fragrance. Buddhists believed it was a gift from the Goddess of Mercy and called it Tieguanyin tea.

 Another legend refers to a poor farm worker that dutifully cared for the monument of the Goddess of Mercy and she rewarded him with a tea bush that he nurtured whose tea became known as Tieguanyin.

Whatever the origin, you will be pleased with this most enjoyable tea!

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Size

1 oz (try me) about 15 cups, 3 oz about 45 cups, 16 oz about 250 cups

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