Comparing Tie Guan Yins

The “Iron Goddess” of teas is known by several names: Tie Guan Yin, Ti Kuan Yin, “Compassion,” and yes “Iron Goddess (of Mercy).” They all refer to one thing: a particular style of Oolong tea. In this article, I’ll stick to “Tie Guan Yin” to refer to this wondrous tea. The name comes from a …

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Oolong Roundup

Quickly becoming a stand-out among teas, Oolong is a true tea phenomenon. When many people think of tea, they think of a black tea blend, the kind that comes in most bagged teas available commercially. As they hear more of the health benefits of tea, they learn about green tea and try some of that. …

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