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A tea can have a fresh, green aroma with accents of blooming flowers or another can be warm, fruity and scents of honey or cooked grains, etc. Their pleasing smells are gentle and calming, nevertheless.

  • Longjing Spring Equinox 2017
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    Longjing Spring Equinox, hand-roasted green tea

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    Hangzhou Original:

    To acquire really fine Long-jing in rapidly changing China, we had to search away from tourists infested localities, and yet still faithful to the origin of Hangzhou. In Wu’s farm where the underground water is crisp and the air sweet, our Long-jing master realizes the environment is more important than the convenience; there would be no quality without the traditional respect for Nature. Tea Hong’s Long-jing Spring Equinox might well be used by nobles and mandarins in their tea competition when Emperor Qianlong was still young and flamboyant, and crazy about the tea. Trinity classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 60 g (2.1 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Original style deep oxidation Oriental Beauty
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    Oriental Beauty, deep oxidation Taiwan oolong

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    Dongfang Meiren:

    To experience why this unique Taiwan white tip oolong was nicknamed Oriental Beauty by Queen Elizabeth II, you have to taste the real thing. It is perhaps the most demanding tea to process well. Harvested only once a year in summer and after the young leaves are bitten by a kind of tiny leafhopper, genuine Dongfang Meiren can attain its special taste profile only after following the oolong processing routine modified especially for this tea. Tea Hong’s Phong-hong tè — the original name of Oriental Beauty — is a prime selection from the origin in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

    Taichi classMaple syrupTCM: Neutral EnergyTea Master's Choice Net weight: 50 g ( 1.8 oz ) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 29.90
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  • GABA Orange
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    GABA Orange Extra, de-oxygenised oxidation Taiwan oolong

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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? ) Connoisseur Class iconInfusion colour: Dark AmberNeutral EnergyUSDA-Organic-SealGreat Value icon Net weight: 120 g (4.2 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Keemun Traditional Supreme 2016
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    Keemun Traditional Supreme, gongfu black tea

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    Qimen Hong Maofeng:

    Keemun had once been the tea of choice for European elites before the politics of economics made colonial productions more popular. To bring the true quality of what used to crown Keemun with the laureate of the most desired black tea, we select only the finest first flush at the origin for our masters to process to the best of Keemun gongfu standard. Considering the advancement of techniques in the past 150 years, Tea Hong’s Keemun Traditional Supreme is very likely to be superior to what the kings and queens had in their cups. Taichi classInfusion colorTCM NeutralTea Master's Choice Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Red Plum Classic 2016
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    Red Plum Classic, gongfu black tea

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    Black tea made from the leaves of Longjing cultivar

    Jiuqu Hongmei — Red Plum Classic has been produced from leaves of Longjing tea bushes since its beginning in mid 19th century. Because of the nature of this unique use of cultivar, it acquires a very different character from most other black tea: tastes and aromas associated more with berries and plums on a foundation that reminds of the savouriness of finer Longjings, albeit the light, yet typical sweetness of finer Chinese black teas. Delta classInfusion colorTCM Neutral Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Huangshan Maofeng Spring Equinox
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    Huangshan Spring Equinox, maofeng green tea

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    Pre-Qingming Maofeng:

    Huangshan (translate: Yellow Mountain) is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and a China national conservation. Besides beautiful sceneries, it is also the origin for many a fine teas, such as Huangshan Maofeng. The tender young leaf shoot to make Huangshan Spring Equinox is always plucked with one or two tiny immediate leaves. A much sought after green tea amongst connoisseurs worldwide. Delta classInfusion colorTCM Coolgreat value Net weight: 40 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Luan Guapian Supreme, traditional green tea

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    The sweetness in a unique bitter green

    Unlike other green teas that are prized for plucking early in Spring, leaves of Da Guazi need to be quite grown and spread in order to make a fine Luan Guapian. This gives the proper biochemistry that yields enough pectin for the tea's signature velvety texture and unique bitter character. This is possible only with a special local cultivar — Da Guazi — Big Melon Seed, hence the funny name. Some say it takes enough experience in life for a person to appreciate the bitterness in a food or drink. We think maybe it only takes a person with a truly sensitive taste faculty to understand and prize such a wonderful tea. Delta classInfusion colorTCM ColdGreat value! Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Shiguping Wulong 2015
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    Shiguping Wulong, rare Phoenix oolong

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    Rare Indigenous Cultivar:

    To us, offering the extremely rare Shiguping Wulong is not a challenge enough. We think we should give you the best of its kind. Trekking further deep into the mountain above the elusive main village of Shiguping we found the patch of land which the locals called Liao-xi-ya, where it all began. The tea is softer, yet fuller and even more complex than that in the main village. The very original Shiguping Wulong*, as highly acclaimed by the man who devoted all of his life in advocating oolongs of Phoenix, the 74 years-old tea specialist Huang Bozi.
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    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 30.90
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  • White tea: Premodern Peony
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    Premodern Peony, deep oxidation white tea

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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
    USD 13.60
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  • Taiping Houkui Traditional
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    Taiping Houkui Traditional, green tea of shidaye cultivar

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    Nie Jian Supreme:

    For those more demanding connoisseurs who want to enjoy the beautiful and unique appearance of Taiping Houkui, this supreme traditional quality delivers the most enjoyable taste profile of this variety. 100% hand processed and formed from the best quality plucks in its origin, Taiping Houkui Traditional is made the way like it was for tribute to the royal court in dynastic China. Delta classInfusion colorTCM Cold Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in wide Kraft-alu pack
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  • Taiwan Oolong: Alishan Jinxuan
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    Winter Alishan Jinxuan, bouquet style Taiwan oolong

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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.
    Chrysanthemum class Morning sun yellow TCM Cold Taichi Staff Pick icon Great value!
    Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 18.90
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  • Alishan Guanyin 2016
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    Alishan Guanyin, deep baked Taiwan oolong

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    Slow Baked Tieguanyin:

    Over a century of development since transplanting to Taiwan, tieguanyin produced in the emerald island is quite different from its cousin in Mainland China. Not only has the cultivar evolved differently, but also the more authentic technique with which it is produced. Tea Hong’s Alishan Guanyin has a fuller and smoother taste profile. Its distinction is possible through the finesse in its slow baking. Master Chen, who bakes also our Cold Peak, has elevated the processing into an art of leaves and fire.  

    Taichi classMaple syrupTCM: Neutral EnergyTea Master's Choice Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pillow
    USD 28.80
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  • Light-bake green tea: Anji Baipian aka Anji Baicha
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    White Tea of Anji, traditional green tea

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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
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  • White Peony Classic Long 2016
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    White Peony Classic Long, traditional white tea

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    Zhenghe Mudan Wang

    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. While many prize Silver Needle Supreme for its delicate taste and furry appearance, a superb traditional white tea as White Peony Classic Long delivers a more impressive taste experience. That may explain why this Mudan Wang, aka King of White Peony, is considered the best and most classical representation from the origin,  and a favourite by many tea connoisseurs. As most aficionados prefer it, we have always matured this tea adequately before releasing it in the shop. The current stock is a single batch first flush ( i.e. pre-Qing-ming ) harvest from 2019. Taichi ClassInfusion colorTCM Neutral-coolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Cold Dew Alishan Oolong
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    Cold Dew Alishan, bouquet Taiwan oolong

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    Winter Chin-shin Oolong

    In subtropical Taiwan, the intense humidity that creates the misty atmosphere of Alishan — the tallest mountain in the island nation — dissipates partially when the chill of late Autumn sets in. In October, the sky stays clearer for longer. Little leaves that spout during this time have amply stored up for the few drier months ahead. These are great conditions for oolong harvest and processing. Presenting Cold Dew1 Alishan, masterfully rebaked from the premium Autumn harvest of Chin-shin tea trees. Oolongs made from this quintessential Taiwan wulong cultivar have a few times more teaghrelin2 than any others3, though we hope you buy it more for the great taste of this archetypical Taiwan premium oolong. icon-taichiCanaryTCM Neutral-cool iconTea Master's Choice icon ­Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pillow
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  • Matured White Tea: King Silver
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    King Silver, matured traditional white tea

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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.
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    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Shan Lin Xi Oolong product shot
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    Shan Lin Xi, light style Taiwan oolong

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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.
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    Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pillow pack
    USD 21.40
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  • Silver Needle Supreme
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    Silver Needle Supreme, traditional white tea

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    Genuine Baihao Yinzhen:

    The first ever modern white tea, Silver Needle that came about in late 18th century withstands time as still the highest quality in the category. Produced in the origin of Fuding with the original pedigree cultivar Fuding Daibai, Tea Hong’s Silver Needle Supreme is a high altitude first flush that distinguishes itself with a subtle yet the most joyful aroma and flavors amongst its peers. The finest and purest of this variety. Chrysanthemum classInfusion colorTCM ColdStaff pick Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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