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Milky Alishan High Mountain Oolong fromm Ollo Tea

  Milky Alishan High Mountain Oolong from Oollo Tea is one of those teas you didn’t know you MISSED until you had another cuppa after a long pause in between. A classic case of ‘you don’t know what you have until it’s gone’ I guess. Once upon a sniff I knew right away this was a Milky Alishan. It’s been TOO LONG since my last solid milky aroma like this! The tea liquor is pretty pale creamy yellow but the flavor is the true shining star here! There is a real freshness to this sip one that is minty without Read More

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Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Tea Where to Buy: Oollo Tea Tea Description: A present from the loving Bodhisattva of Compassion. Tightly rolled, the full leaves unfurl to emit pleasant stone fruit and wild honey notes with a hint of roasted nuts. Origin Varietal: Iron Buddha Grower Name: Wang Family Location: Pinglin, New Taipei, Taiwan Elevation: 500m Harvest: 2014 Spring Tea Review “It’s sweet with notes of honey, nutty and toasty with a very pleasant peach-like flavor.  It’s very smooth with a silky mouthfeel.” –Soriritea Sisters Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea is from the Pinlin, New Read More

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Red Jade Black Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Oollo Tea Tea Description: A perfect marriage between Burma Ashamu and Taiwanese wild tea. The long twisted whole leaves give distinct smooth raisin, date and cinnamon infusions with traces of peppermint. Origin Varietal: Taiwan No. 18 Curator: Yoshi Lo Location: Yuchi, Nantou, Taiwan Elevation: 800m Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Red Jade Black Tea from Oollo Tea has already been reviewed by Anne here at Sororitea Sisters but some teas are worth reviewing more than once.  This is one of those teas and I agree with Anne thoughts as to how Read More

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Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Oollo Tea Tea Description: A present from the loving Bodhisattva of Compassion. Tightly rolled, the full leaves unfurl to emit pleasant stone fruit and wild honey notes with a hint of roasted nuts. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: As these last few days as a tea reviewer have been winding down, I’ve had the opportunity to try some really fabulous teas!  This Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea certainly belongs with that fabulous group.  It’s absolutely lovely! I brewed this in my new gaiwan which has gotten quite a workout Read More

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Milky Jinxuan High Mountain Oolong from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Oollo Tea Tea Description: The true milky Jinxuan oolong tea with natural cream milk accent and luscious texture. The Alishan family farms tea trees that were bought from our family in 1990. They practice zero pesticide natural farming. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: It’s no big secret that I absolutely adore a good Milky Oolong tea.  This Milky Jinxuan High Mountain Oolong from Oollo Tea is one of the very best I’ve tried thus far.  It’s so delightfully sweet and creamy but the creaminess isn’t heavy.  It’s not overwhelming my palate. I love Read More