Iron Goddess of Mercy
13 / 50g
Tasting Notes: Light, floral, smooth palate, slightly sweet finish
Ingredients: Oolong tea leaves
Region: Fujian Province
Water Temperature: 190 F / 88 C
Steep Time: 3-5 minutes
Suggested Serving: 1 tsp / 8oz
One of the most famous Chinese oolong teas is the Iron Goddess of Mercy is named after the Chinese goddess Guanyin. The tea is also well known as Tie Guan Yin (or TGY). Regardless of what you call it, its distinctive flavour and light floral fragrance are what make this oolong tea so famous. Our Iron Goddess of Mercy has a light golden-amber infusion with a smooth body and sweet finish. It is beautifully floral and fragrant- truly a tea masterpiece.
Besides the intoxicating flavour of course, Iron Goddess of Mercy is also popular because of its numerous healing properties. Some of the benefits of this tea include anti-aging, anti-cancer, the treatment and prevention of diabetes, and an aid in weight loss. When you combine a great tasting tea classic, pleasant fragrance and the health benefits, you can see why this tea is so sought after!
13 / 50g
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