Oolong Blasphemy

Ever ones to experiment with our teas, hubby and I came up with a different way to approach multiple steepings of oolongs. It’s a bit unorthodox. Some might even call it oolong blasphemy. Multiple steepings are usually short and quick. We find that the teas are often too hot to drink immediately after steeping and …

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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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