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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

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Limited Edition AliShan High Mountain Black Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Oollo Tea Tea Description: Alishan Mountain is known for its amazing mountain oolong teas however it also produces small limited batches of black teas. This particular 2014 harvest brews a prominent cacao chocolate flavour with wooden musky aroma. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Ohhh … lovely!  This Limited Edition AliShan High Mountain Black Tea from Oollo Tea is absolutely wonderful – just exactly the tea that I needed this afternoon! This isn’t as robust a black tea as an Assam or even a Ceylon might be.  Instead, imagine an AliShan Oolong meets a top-quality Fujian black Read More

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Sky High Oolong from Dachi Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Dachi Tea Tea Description: Fresh and delicately balanced with a lotus flower and magnolia bouquet aroma, the semi-oxidized Sky High Oolong is the original High Mountain Oolong. The Sky High Oolong is notable for retaining its nutrients and the flavors of the unspoilt environment in which it is grown. Soft elements of crisp mountain air, natural earth and spring water pair well with its smooth mouthfeel and sweet aftertaste. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is my fourth and final tea to try from Dachi Tea’s inaugural collection – Sky High Read More

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Taiwan Alishan High Mountain Oolong Tea from Fong Mong Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Fong Mong Tea Tea Description: Developed around 15 years ago, the tea estates on Alishan area produce the newest type of high mountain oolongs. At the elevation of 1000 meters, the mountainsides are covered with fog or clouds which are ideal for growing Oolong. The tea estates are nestled in a beautiful scenic area with a 1000 years old forest nearby.  Due to the unique local climate and selection criteria for the leaves, this tea is a high quality grade Alishan Oolong. The tea liquor has a pale yellow hue matching its faintly Read More

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Ali Shan High Mountain Oolong Tea from Green Terrace Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Green Terrace Teas Tea Description: Ali Shan is one of Taiwan’s most famous tea growing areas due to its high elevation and rich soil.  The cool and moist climate allows the tea leaves to grow more slowly, developing a higher level of complexity and flavor.  Our premium grade Ali Shan High Mountain Tea, or “gao shan cha” in Chinese, is grown at elevations of 1,300 meters (4,265 ft) and above.  It has a sweet buttery taste with a creamy body and mild floral undertones.  The tea becomes more vegetal after a few Read More