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da hong pao

by harney & sons

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type: oolong

origin: china

region: wuyi

caffeine: decaf

price level: $$$$

This wonderful tea is produced from plants grown from three famous tea plants. The large leaves are about 40% oxidized and have a warm, toasty flavor, and the leaves can be brewed several times. Dry Leaves: These leaves are long and twisted, the color is dark brown. Liquor: Dark, clear caramel. Aroma: The initial aroma is that of charcoal, but underneath is the sweetness of stone fruits like grilled peaches. Caffeine Level: Caffeinated Body: A medium to heavy bodied oolong. This tea may be brewed multiple times. Flavors: Like peach compote with a bit of dark molasses, and then some astringency from the charcoal firing. Brewing Time: 4 to 5 minutes Brewing Temperature: 205° F

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    • Andrew Eith

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      Another lovely tea by harvey and sons....wish it was easier to find