The Fujian Province, which is directly across from Taiwan, is the birthplace of oolong teas. In the Fujian Province there are two styles of oolongs: the lengthwise rolled oolongs of the Wuyi Mountains in the north, and the ball shaped oolongs of Anxi County in the southern part of the Fujian Province. The most famous oolong from Anxi County is Ti Kuan Yin, which translates as Iron Goddess of Mercy. But there is another oolong from Anxi County that we believe you will find very attractive. Especially if you like a lighter taste and little to no astringency. We call it Orchid Oolong and it is made with the huang jin kwei cultivar. This beautiful, uplifting tea is known for its incredibly captivating fragrance and gorgeous yellow hue and is suitable for beginners and connoisseurs.
Use 2 grams of tea for every 6 ounces of water. Generally this works out to a teaspoon per every 6 ounces of water. Steep for 3 minutes with 180-degree water.