Roasted Fujian Oolong

Tea type
Oolong Tea
Ingredients
Oolong
Flavors
Chocolate, Floral, Roasted
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Caffeine
Medium
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Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Cwyn
Average preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 1 min, 45 sec 3 g 4 oz / 125 ml

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  • “Drank two cups of this brewed 3 grams in a barrel-style zhu-ni for 125 ml cup. Boiling and just under. Fell asleep and dreamed about the tea. One of the downsides of spending time doing theatre is...” Read full tasting note
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Oolong tea from the Fujian province of China, traditionally roasted using charcoal by Taiwanese tea maker and friend Mr.Zhang.

This oolong has a hearty roasted character and floral tones in the backdrop. It can brew for an extended period of time without much fatigue and was produced in a very limited quantity.

Each package is sold in a resealable bag with 50 grams of tea.

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Drank two cups of this brewed 3 grams in a barrel-style zhu-ni for 125 ml cup. Boiling and just under. Fell asleep and dreamed about the tea.

One of the downsides of spending time doing theatre is a lifetime of performance anxiety dreams. Just about to go on stage, and I don’t know what play I am in. I don’t know my lines, I can’t find my script and am buck naked in front of the audience.

This time, however, I brewed this tea is a small vintage brown clay pot I actually bought in real life. From Origin Tea’s remaining stock. Debated between using it for highly aged oolong or very old sheng. I decided to use it with old sheng in real life though. Is this a sign, do you suppose? Should I have used it with oolong like I did in this dream? In a really nice adjoining condo with two cats.

Then I’m on stage at the end of the play for bows, in costume actually. I thanked the audience for attending this wonderful Shakespearean performance and that I would be returning to America after this, our last show. But first, drinks for the cast on me. Audience stares, bows for all, a few claps, off we went. Then the cast reminded me we were gonna do one more show again that night. Oops, inappropriate speech. Then we walked through the mall as I fully intended to get a drink anyway, and isn’t that a really nice t-shirt with belt buckles across the chest? And the store has a gourmet chocolate section with pink wrapped chocolates and I’m asking about a big chocolate covered caramel I can’t seem to find while staring at massively huge chocolate bunnies.

Woke up to dry mouth. But I finished the play!! Okay, one last show still and I don’t know the name of the play or my lines, but I wasn’t nekkid and got through bows! And it was Shakespeare, on an English stage, no less (aka A Cold Day In Hell Before That Ever Happens).

The tea is astringent and still needs time to age, rolled leaf like Tieguanyin, very dark charcoal roast, long steeping, floral in the mouth and long brewing.

Yeah, I write some strange stuff but this actually happened, and it is the first time I’ve dreamt about a tea I am drinking. I need more sessions with this to mess with leaf amount and steep times, had to brew it for a minute or so but it keeps giving. Well-spent cash on 50 grams of this. High score because I finished the show.

Flavors: Chocolate, Floral, Roasted

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 1 min, 45 sec 3 g 4 OZ / 125 ML
ashmanra

When I was in college, I had nightmares in which I was going down the sidewalk and someone would stop me and ask why I wasn’t at rehearsal. The opera was starting that night! I didn’t know the music, I didn’t know any lines, I didn’t even know the opera! But I would run to the theater and rehearse anyway, stumbling through and trying to find ways to make it work by that evening even though I had no idea what was going on. LOL!

Cwyn

The bad news is the theatre changes but the dream usually is the same! Rather interesting to start the dream at the end of the show.

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