Oolong Tea Varieties
There are dozens of Oolong Tea varieties. Here we have listed the most famous of them. Oolong Tea is not only a category of tea, but also a variety of tea. Each variety of these tea has its own wonderfully unique flavors and aromas. A semi-oxidized tea, Oolong's processing techniques are closer to Green Teas than any other type category of Chinese Tea. Oolong is translated into English as "Black Dragon" and there are interesting legends about the origin of the name. These teas were originally created in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Click the links below to learn more about the varieties of Oolong Tea, their wonderful legends, histories, and processing techniques.
An extremely popular Oolong Tea Variety, Tieguanyin has a wonderful aroma and long lasting flavors. There are some wonderful origin legends connected to this tea. Click the link below to learn more about this tea.
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Da Hong Pao Tea
One of the earliest forms of Oolong Tea, Da Hong Pao Tea is a wonderful tea with a great history. It has a fantastic, complex flavor and some of the most expensive tea on earth is Da Hong Pao Tea.
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Anxi Oolong Tea
Famed for its fantastic flavor, Anxi Oolong Tea has been produced since the early Ming Dynasty, this tea was created due to a change in emperor's tastes.
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Alishan Oolong Tea
This variety of Oolong Tea has an incredible flavor and aroma. Grown in Taiwan's Jiayi County, this high mountain Oolong Tea is difficult to find, but worth the search.
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Lishan Oolong Tea:
The best and most famous of all high mountain teas, Lishan Oolong Tea has a fantastic taste and aroma. It is grown in the highest high mountain tea areas in Taiwan and it very difficult and time consuming to produce.
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Rou Gui Tea
Grown on Wuyi Mountain in China's Fujian Province, Rou Gui is a Yan (Rock) Tea famous for its sweet aroma and complex taste. Processed Rou Gui Tea is dark in color and the leves are slightly rolled.
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Shui Xian Tea
Shui Xian Tea is a Yan (Rock) Oolong Tea grown on Wuyi Mountain in Fujian Province. It is a very dark Oolong tea with a very robust flavor and a heavy honey fragrance. The processed leaves are dark and curly and are quite large in comparison to other Oolong Teas.
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Tie Luo Han Tea
Also known as "Iron Arhat", Tie Luo Han Tea received that name by the strength and robust flavor of the tea. It is one of th emost famou Yan (Rock)Teas, which are produced on Wuyi Mountain in Fujian Province. The processed leaves are lighter in color and have feint floral aroma.
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