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2021 Dark Roast Liao Mian Ji

2021 Dark Roast Liao Mian Ji

THRU 12/31

Crafted by Master Zhang

Master Zhang’s family has tended the Tieguanyin of Daping Village for generations. His tea is fed by sweet mountain springs and grows on the cloud-enveloped peaks of Anxi.
  • true
    95
    pecan pie, flaky pastry
    true
    100
    smoldering incense, pine sap, pepper
    true
    40
    pomegranate mollasses
    true
    60
    lotus, jasmine
    true
    deep, ringing, juicy

    Tasting Profile

    • savory - pecan pie, flaky pastry
    • spice - smoldering incense, pine sap, pepper
    • fruit - pomegranate mollasses
    • floral - lotus, jasmine
    • texture - deep, ringing, juicy
    • DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2021
    • Daping VillageAnxi, Fujian
    • ELEVATION1000 m
    • Liao Mian JiTea Varietal

    Master Zhang cultivates this almost unheard-of varietal as part of his commitment to achieving the rich biodiversity in his tea fields, all while maintaining zero-impact agriculture for his Original Ecological Preserve designation. Liao Mian Ji is a unique cultivar, full of deep dessert-like caramel undertones and rich nutmeg and spice. Master Zhang’s slow, full roast brings out even more sweetness in the aftertaste.



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  • 'The process of making oolong is bringing the tea back and forth between withered and alive... the process of bringing it back from the brink eliminates bitterness and astringency.'

  • 5
    6-8
    212
    30 seconds
    15-30
    5
    5
    212
    10 seconds
    3
    5
    12
    212
    8 hours

    Steeping Instructions

    Western

    5 g.6-8
    oz.
    use 212° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times
    add 15-30 sec. each infusion

    Gongfu

    5 g.5 ozuse 212° watersteep 10 seconds
    add 3 sec. per steeping
    enjoy many steepings

    Iced/Cold

    5 g.12
    oz.
    use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
    8 hours
    add ice & enjoy

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