Alishan Charcoal Fire Heavy Roast Oolong

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This quality Alishan Charcoal Fire Heavy Roast Oolong is handpicked, handcrafted and produced from Alishan oolong tea. Use only the charcoal made of either Taiwan Longan wood or Taiwan Acacia wood to roast the tea (NOT by electric roasters), and follow old traditional method. This tea has an intense charcoal aroma and taste mixing with flavors of Alishan oolong. The aftertaste is enjoyable and long lasting. It tastes sweet, rich and complex, and stands up very well to multiple infusions.

Alishan Charcoal Fire Heavy Roast Oolong tea is grown in the Alishan mountain range located in the mountains of Chiayi County in Taiwan. Alishan is a popular attraction among domestic as well as international tourists, and it has become one of the major landmarks associated with Taiwan. The area is also world famous for its production of quality high mountain oolong tea.

The stylish tea canister we select for our quality Alishan Charcoal Fire Heavy Roast Oolong has a copper wall and a characteristic picture of Alishan oolong printed on it along with Alishan Oolong Tea in Chinese. The reserve quality of the canister offers exceptional function for tea storage to protect your tea from damage caused by light, air and moisture.

The process of producing this Alishan Charcoal Fire Heavy Roast Oolong is complex and time-consuming. The tea masters follow old traditional method, and use only the charcoal made of either Longan wood or Taiwan Acacia wood to roast the tea (NOT by electric roasters) to make sure the charcoal aroma and taste of the tea is rich, complex and enjoyable.

Alishan tea region is located in Jia Yi County (Ali mountain area) in Taiwan central mountain range.

Your satisfactions are our priorities. To ensure that you have a great shopping experience with us, we include a three gram free sample for the purchase of this tea, excluding sample sizes and 75 g / 2.63 oz. If you are not satisfied for any reason, simply return the tea (unopened original packaging) within 20 days of delivery for a full refund of the purchase price. For more details, please see Help: Return Policy.

The competition brewing style uses three grams of oolong tea leaves (the size of our free sampler) in 120 ml of boiling water for 5 minutes. Although not optimal, the method is widely used by professionals for objective evaluation of an oolong tea. If you look for a tasting set, our quality 120 cc oolong tea tasting set is as low as $5.99 available at the category of Teaware.

Season: 2012 Spring (roasted in 2012 May) Altitude: approximately 1100 meter above sea level Varietal: Qingxin Oolong (Green Heart) Origin: Jia Yi County (Ali mountain area), Taiwan Semioxidized Charcoal Fire Heavy Roast Packing Method: Vacuum packaging Note: actual packaging may be different from the photos Note: tea canister not available for size 75 g / 2.63 oz and samples Oolong tea is also known as Wulong tea, Black Dragon tea and Oolong slimming tea. Alishan Oolong is also known as Arishan Oolong, Ari Mountain Oolong and Ali Mountain Oolong. The picture of the brewed tea below is for reference only, NOT actual photo. The real brewed tea has a similar color depending on steeping time.

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This doesn’t lie when it says Heavy Roast – it certainly is! The heaviest Roasted Alishan that I can remember trying! It’s good for what it is! I mean, I really REALLY love Alishan so I’m missing that flavor but for a roasted one – it’s great! And for a Heavy Roast – I can’t compare it to any others, really! So…Mission Accomplished, eh!?

Unique and well-done offering!

Tommy Toadman

Sounds really good :)

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This is currently my favorite tea in all of teadom. I love that “roasty” flavor on top of all the buttery, honey, orchid, flavors of a good oolong.

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Ali Shan tea is really yummy. I hiked up Ali Shan in Taiwan and saw the tea pickers do their thing. It was a magical day. I recommend that trip to anyone!.

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