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Drunken Imperial Concubine Oolong Tea

Drunken Imperial Concubine Oolong Tea

2018 vintage—spring harvest

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Weight: 50 grams (1.76 oz)
Type: Tieguanyin Oolong
Production region: Anxi, Fujian Province, China

This rare and exclusive Tieguanyin Oolong is picked during spring from the high mountains of Anxi in Fujian Province. This tea is a traditional high-fired Tieguanyin where the leaves were charcoal-roasted for 22 hours over a 3-day period after the tea processing had been completed. This additional step brings out a bouquet of flavors, including roasted coffee, roasted coconut, burnt sugar, nectar and old agarwood. The aroma is simply intoxicating.

High-fired Tieguanyin is one of the most labor intensive oolongs, requiring precise skills and years of experience. Few young tea makers today are willing to learn this art, thus diminishing the availability of this kind of tea. The roaster of this tea is Master Chan’s long-time friend, who is in his 70’s. Bana is proud to be able to bring such exquisite and unrivaled Tieguanyin Oolong to our customers.

This tea can be steeped many times. It can also be aged and improves with time.

for 50 grams (1.76 oz)

- Use 6g of leaves per 6 oz of water. Rinse with 200 degrees F water prior to brewing. Follow the suggested steeping times below.


1 sec.
1st BREW

20 sec.

2nd BREW

10 sec.

3rd BREW

10 sec.

4th BREW
20 sec.
5th BREW
30 sec.
6th BREW
1 min.
7th BREW
2 min.
8th BREW
4 min.
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Drunken Imperial Concubine 08/11/2020
By Your Fan in Colorado
This is my new favorite tea! So warm, round, rich, and soft. No harsh or bitter notes sometimes found in black tea.
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