An unusual oolong which is stored within a bitter melon (Momordica charantia), possessing a thick yet sweet roasted aroma with a sweet roasted plum taste and charcoal finish.
It is recommended to break off part of the bitter melon to brew with the oolong.
All orders of 150g will be guaranteed to receive a whole bitter melon, while 100g and 50g orders will receive part of a melon and 10g samples will receive loose pieces.
- Thick yet sweet roasted aroma
- Sweet roasted plum taste and charcoal finish
Origin: Zhengyunxiang Tea Factory, Anxi, Fujian, China
Produced: Spring, 2008
Cultivar: Hong Xin Tie Guan Yin
Sourced: From a specialist aged Chinese tea wholesaler
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 1 teaspoon per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 1-2 minutes
Packaging: Aluminium ziplock bag