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Feel easy with these teas. They do not command your attention and help you focus. Their good tastes will just blend in to become part of you.

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    Shan Lin Xi Oolong product shot
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    Shan Lin Xi 2020

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    From the Stream of Cypress Woods

    To most people, teas from Taiwan are synonymous with high mountain oolongs. Officially, these are the four top subregions for the tea: Alishan, Shan Lin Xi, Li Shan, and Yu Shan. We already carry quite a few Alishan’s, to find one from the others, we have been relentlessly searching. It has to be one comparable to those from Alishan but individualistic enough. Shan Lin Xi — literally Stream of Cypress Woods — is an area deep in a national reserve in the mountainous central area of the island country. Two hour driving from the station in the small city of Chia Yi, you will have climbed 1000m on the curvy roads deep in the sparse village areas with dense tall trees and quite many degrees lower than down there. Tea patches are hidden here and there amongst forests, occasional clusters of bamboos and a great diversity of wild plants. The same Chin Hsin Gan Chi cultivar grown here yields leaves that seem to have acquired a different character, a somehow lighter yet more complex, more stimulating tinkle. Previously when I was still operating a teahouse, some customers came to do Zen with tea as the medium. I guess this Shan Lin Xi Oolong can be one for it too.
    Taichi Class Canary yellow TCM Cool Energy Tea Master's Choice icon
    Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pillow pack
    USD 20.30 USD 18.30
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    TTES 17 green tea Bai Lu
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    Snowy Egret

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    Bai Lu Green Tea

    Most green tea varieties made in Taiwan are processed with an approach so minimalist that the quality of the harvest and the characteristics of the cultivar almost entirely dictate the resultant taste profile. Processing skills are needed there to optimise it but when the weather or harvesting condition are not good, there is not a lot one can do during processing to salvage the quality. In order to deliver the very best representation of what a premium Taiwan green tea can be, we have chosen a flavourful cultivar that many have used to produce black teas and Oriental Beauty with for our green tea: TTES#17*. Tea Hong’s Snowy Egret is made in a specially designated farm from only the first flush of Bai Lu and masterfully handmade by the farm’s owner. Still, a fine harvest like this one in offer cannot be taken for granted every year.
    Delta class Morning sun yellow TCM Cool Energy Tea Master's Choice icon Great Value icon
    Net weight: 40 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 17.00 USD 14.45
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    Taiwan Oolong: Alishan Jinxuan
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    Alishan Jinxuan Winter 2019

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    the oolong with an accent of milk

    In the early 80’s when the tea was first available to the market, tea tasters described Jinxuan oolong as having an accent of milk. The simple remark has sparked waves of imitation products, all involving adding flavouring. This continues until today. Jinxuan maybe one of the more popular cultivars in Taiwan, but it takes mastery to harvest and process it properly for that natural and slight “milk” accents, and all the other finer tea qualities. Tea Hong’s Alishan Jinxuan is just that. Non-blended first flush superbly produced to the same balance as Prof Wu Zhenduo* had originally intended it to be. As the same cleansing, soft taste profile that made it famous in the beginning. Nothing added, purely as we have always like our tea to be.
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    Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Matured White Tea: King Silver
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    King Silver 2010

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    Baihao Yinzhen at its best

    If you like Silver Needle for its health benefits, but wish for more taste, King Silver is perhaps the choice. There are a few reasons why this pure leaf shoot white tea has better epicurean appeal: 
    1. Traditional processing — it takes more time, more mastery
    2. Mastery in maturing — not most people in the tea trade know how to mature a white tea like we do
    3. Special cultivar — we have employed a special cultivar that combines the complexity of a Yunnan Daye and the sweetness of Fuding Dabai to have it grown in Zhenghe, the mecca for old style white tea
    4. Top quality pluck — only top quality first flush from our specially appointed garden, no blending. Not only does that give a uniform, pleasing visual appeal, but also the fantastic taste that is possible only with such care and dedication.
    icon-taichi Morning sun yellow TCM Neutral-cool Energy Taichi Staff Pick icon
    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Light-bake green tea: Anji Baipian aka Anji Baicha
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    White Tea of Anji 2019

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    The Green Tea that is called White

    If a green tea is judged only by how umami it is, a lower grade than Tea Hong’s Anji Baipian* may already top the chart. The grace of this top quality of one of the most sought after name in green teas is not measured only by its savouriness, but its silky smooth and soft body and elegance in its taste character. Perhaps that is why the small county of Anji is never producing enough to satisfy the demand from the growing affluent class in China. That said, it is good to see a small counter trend against the taste of expensive vulgarity in that vast population.
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    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 23.90 USD 19.12
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    Meishan Paochong Oolong
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    Meishan Paochong

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    Winter 2017 Batch

    Originally labelled as “Floral Aroma Tea”, Paochong is nowadays produced in many parts of Taiwan and China. However, not all to the subtle, sweet and smooth quality that the original is meant to be. We have combed different regions to find one that is almost comparable to prize winning ones at the origin but at less than one-third the price. Meishan is a region in itself that has all fine oolong production conditions as the origin Wenshan, only not as famous. This tea is for those who appreciate the genuine taste of Paochong but prefer to put off the budget for the subtle finesse of the first prize tea till later. Connoisseur classCanaryTCM: Cool EnergyStaff pick Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Serene Water Pearl Tea 2017
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    Serene Water Pearl Tea

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    Ping Shui Zhu Cha:

    Back-track 3 centuries to when Qing China was still grand and tea was a respectable drink, zhu cha ( pearl tea ) from Ping Shui — the town of Serene Water — approached the price of gold when auctioned in London. As popularity grew, compromised products took over the market and resulted in those greyish bad taste that is known as “gunpowder” today. Tea Hong revives the original sweet tasting jewel of green teas in the same revered and enjoyable quality in the cups of the gentiles in both East and West in the good old days, but at a far more democratically accessible price. Connoisseur's classInfusion colorTCM CoolGreat value Net weight: 60 g (2.1 oz) in Kraft-alu pillow
    USD 9.30 USD 7.44
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    Imperial Topaz 2016
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    Imperial Topaz 2016

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    Hand-rolled Himalayan Tips:

    Although tea from this part of the world has not been best known for smoothness, there can be exceptions provided that there is the proper knowledge and experience. Together with the work of Nature. Imperial Topaz is such a tea. Hand-rolled and masterfully processed for a soft and round profile yet rich with the distinctive mineral accents representative of the region, the bright orange infusion delivers what is best from the Himalayas coupled with the modesty and gentleness of a Chinese black. Imperial Topaz is not only a gem of Nepali tea, but also an example of what can be achieved when we tea people share and work together across boundaries. Delta classInfusion colorTCM NeutralUSDA certified organicEU certified Organic Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Organic white tea — Mini Peony
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    Mini Peony 2016

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    Organic Golden White Tea

    All classic tastes today had once been novel. In the category of white tea, there is much room for developing a fuller spectrum of fine tastes. Mini Peony is Tea Hong’s answer for a different tasting alternative to the classic White Peonies. Processed from a new cultivar, and grown organically in the scenic mountains in Huangshan, this smaller size version of white peony has all the goodness of genuine white tea, but delivered in the compact, less hairy orchid shape whole leaves. The gold infusion is characterised with its own distinct sweet milky notes as a fine selection in its own rights. Connoisseur's classInfusion colorTCM ColdUSDA Organic CertifiedEU Organic Certified Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    White tea: Premodern Peony
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    Premodern Peony 2011

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    Zhenghe Old Style White Tea:

    Before there were the Dai Bai cultivars for the modern White Peony, it had first been indigenous Cai Cha for producing white teas in Fujian. A lesser looking tea plant but capable of a deeper and rounder taste profile, such sexually propagated tea bushes still exist today. Presenting Tea Hong’s very own Premodern Peony — patiently processed like it used to be a century ago, and matured to our tea master’s personal liking. All the wholesomeness of white tea with a fine taste that you can keep drinking throughout the day. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Keemun Snails 2016
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    Keemun Snails 2018

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    Fragrant Curls:

    If you prefer a simpler taste profile than our Keemun Traditional Supreme, but want to enjoy the character of a Keemun black tea, Keemun Snails maybe the one tea for you. Slightly sweeter and lighter than the former, these tightly rolled tiny little swirls releases a gently warm and yet floral and sweet aroma to help you slowly start off your day, or move it along. Deliciously different from the bitterness of many other blacks, the fine taste from these wriggles maybe a pleasant twist from your previous perceptions of this beverage category.
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    Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 23.80 USD 19.04
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    GABA Orange
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    GABA Orange Extra

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    Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Enriched:

    There maybe a few other options of GABA tea out there, but to produce one that is fine tasting as well as certified organic requires real experience, dedication and stringent process management. Presenting GABA Orange from Nantou, Taiwan. Our answer to those of you wanting naturally formed GABA from a nice tasting oolong, with that touch of orange wonderfully developed in the tealeaves themselves. Nature always has surprises for us. We just have to work with it to make it happen. ( What is GABA? ) Maple SyrupTCM Neutral EnergyUSDA-Organic-SealEU-Organic-LogoGreat value! ‌ Net weight: 120 g (4.2 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    White Peony Classic Long 2016
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    White Peony Classic Long 2016

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    Finest Zhenghe Bai Mudan:

    While White Peony from Fuding tastes more floral, that from the other earliest region, Zhenghe, tastes longer and deeper. The more tedious curing process is marked by the darker colors on the leaves. This is the best and most classical representation from the origin, aka King of White Peony, a favorite by many white tea connoisseurs. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM Neutral-coolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack SaveSave
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    White Peony Fuding
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    White Peony Fuding

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    Lighter Style Bai Mudan:

    White Peony Fuding is a traditional fine quality Bai Mudan from the origin of Fuding. It is a preferred daily tea for its light; sweet, floral and refreshing taste. Others drink it for the health benefits of a fine white tea. Many teashops offer this as the best white tea. We think it is best for the price. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickGreat value Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    White Peony Classic Floral
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    White Peony Classic Floral

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    Finest Fuding Bai Mudan:

    Slowly cured in the grand tradition in the origin of white teas, Fuding, Tea Hong's White Peony Classic Floral maintains the original character of floral aroma with a sweet, refreshing taste. White Peony Classic Floral is a first flush from a high altitude garden of pure Fuding Daibai cultivar, ensuring the best possible health potency of white tea. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Mi Organic
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    Mi Organic

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    Taiwanese Wulong Black:

    The field that Master Chen bought in scenic Huangshan in China is quite many times larger than his family tea farm in Nantou, Taiwan. He has brought with him what he thinks are most important to realise his vision: his Taiwan tea cultivars and decades of experience, to turn this beautiful piece of the mountain into his organic production base. Now after years of sweating we have organic versions of some of the most authentic tasting Taiwan teas: Paochong, wulong green, and this trendy wulong black tea. Mi infuses to a sweet, light tasting cup of comfort, a refuge from the daily hectics on your way to realise your own vision. Rosewood USDA-Organic-Seal     Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Keemun FOP 2016
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    Keemun FOP 2016

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    Qimen Flowery Orange Pekoe:

    Most teas in our collections are "artisan" teas made with intense craftsmanship, but we want also to offer choices that are price competitive yet still in respectable quality. Introducing Keemun FOP, produced by a Chinese government recognised national showcase factory for classic Keemun standards. Everything at top quality level of the "Keemun" name, as known in the mass market. Great for breakfast, afternoon tea or your carrot cake party, with milk or not, like a good old fashioned flowery orange pekoe should be. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM Neutral-warmGreat value Net weight: 110 g (3.9 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Cold Peak 2016
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    Cold Peak 2018

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    Dong Ding Classic:

    The traditional style of baking Taiwan oolong is a vanishing art. That is one reason older connoisseurs are saying tea is not tasting like it used to. Fewer and fewer people are able to master the delicate art except for Yu Wen, our Taiwan farmer. She is dedicated to bringing that heritage back in vogue. Taiwan oolong properly baked is healthier and friendlier to the stomach for everyone after all, and used to be what makes Cold Peak — Dong Ding — the quintessential Taiwan oolong — soft, sweet and with a warm, nectarous aroma. We are glad that we can present you with such quality. Chrysanthemum classGoldTCM: Neutral EnergyStaff pick Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pillow
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