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How to Brew the Best Cup of Oolong Tea

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How to Brew the Best Cup of Oolong Tea

Oolong tea is one of my favorite traditional teas from China and Taiwan.  It’s partially fermented, which makes it between green and a black tea.  This amazing tea goes through a sweet process that requires human touch. Before the tea leaves are...

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How Oolong Tea Benefits Your Health

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How Oolong Tea Benefits Your Health

Oolong is a traditional tea originating from high mountains in China and Taiwan.  Oolong tea falls into a classification somewhere between green and black teas.  It comes from the same Camellia sinesis plant as the other teas.

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How To Brew Your Tea (Gungfu Style vs. Western)

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How To Brew Your Tea (Gungfu Style vs. Western)

Gong Fu Brewing water temp: 210 F tea to water: 2 g/100 ml 1st infusion: 30 sec 2nd infusion: 45 sec 3rd infusion: 1 min 4th infusion: 1:15 min 5th infusion: 1:30 Western Brewing water temp: 210 F tea to water: 0.3 g/100 ml 1st infusion: 2 min 2nd infusion: 3 min

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