|"Sort of green, sort of oolong...completely delicious."|
It was a breeze to brew for such a light tea, (often, the greener oolongs require temperatures around 1750-185 degrees.) A teaspoon of the rolled leaves per eight ounces of boiling water made a plenty flavorful pot within two to three minutes. More leaves created a deeper astringency.
With patience and the proper tools -a Gongfu tea pot, cups, tray, pitcher, strainer, and waste water cup, (whew), these leaves can last all day. Lacking such an array, I brewed according to T-Oolongs "competition" instructions as noted above, and got two tasty pots from the leaves. Alas, I wanted more. That's a good thing. I rate this tea a 10.
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