Review on: King of Tikuanyin / Anxi Tikuanyin

Description seller:

This particular Tikuanyin is premium grade Green Tikuanyin from Anxi. it has a velvety smooth clean taste and a unforgettable floral fragrance. Tikuanyin is a semi-fermented tea which retains all of the nutrients and natural healing factors contained in unfermented green tea.

  • Other Name      Anxi Tikuanyin, King of Tikuanyin, Tieguanyin, Iron Goddess of Mercy, 鐵觀音王
  • Origin   China, Fujian
  • Packaging           Vaccum Pack (8g tea in each)
  • Type     Green Oolong, light Roasted, Semi-fermented
  • Grade   Premium

The tea is vacuum packed in individual small convenience pack.(8g tea) which is perfect for a medium size Gaiwan.

Anxi Oolong

Anxi is a very famous tea producting area which located in Fujian province. Anxi Oolong teas are made in two styles, Anxi green (fragrance) Oolong and Anxi Roasted Oolong. Anxi green Oolong tea is deeply green in appearance, with flowery aroma, pure and brisk taste. Anxi roasted Oolong tea is brown in appearance, with long lasting aftertaste and complex flavors.

 

Probably the most wellknown Anxi Oolong is Tie Guan Yin, named after the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, it has also been translated as "Iron Goddess of Mercy" after the old translation for Guan Yin's name. Tie Guan Yin produced from different areas of Anxi have different

 

Rating Čaj room:

  • Described as the 'king of teas' or 'superior tea', it hails from Anxi, Fujian province.
  • The dark green, regularly rolled leaves offer a pale green infusion, which is delicate and mildly floral in taste with a tint of tropical mango and papaya.
  • 10/10 points and gives advise to taste. Yummy!

 

Tea Brewing :

The water used to steep this tea should be about 185-195°F or 85-90°C. Use about 1.5 teaspoons (3 grams) of tea leaves for about every 5 ounces (150 milliliters) of water. A steeping time of about 3-5 minutes is recommended with more or less time depending on the desired concentration. As a rough guide, the higher the temperature of the water or the greater the amount of leaves used, the shorter the steeping time should be. For the ultimate enjoyment, a traditional Chinese Yixing teapot is recommended for loose Ti Kuan Yin tea.

 The teapot should be half filled with leaves and initially steeped for 45 seconds to 1 minute with the steeping time increased by an additional 15 seconds for each successive steeping.The leaves may be steeped multiple times.

 

more about tea here: www.grandtea.com

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