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    Taiwan Oolong: Alishan Jinxuan
    USD 25.90 USD 23.30
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    Alishan Jinxuan 2018

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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: 130 g (4.6 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 25.90 USD 23.30
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  • Matured White Tea: King Silver
    USD 21.00
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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
    USD 21.00
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  • Green tea: Biluochun Regal
    USD 22.10
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    Biluochun Regal 2019

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    Green Snail Spring Aromatic

    These fragrant little leaves are so fluffy that one may want to make a down pillow out of them for sweet dreams every night. However, they are certainly not the softest tasting green tea. A fine Biluochun like Tea Hong’s does have a smooth body but enough character for optimal stimulation. Yet gentle enough to be one’s company throughout the day, even when you are searching deep inside for that piece of critical article you have to write, as those royals or literati did in old Qing China.
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    Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 22.10
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  • Light-bake green tea: Anji Baipian aka Anji Baicha
    USD 23.90
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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.
    icon-taichi Lemon yellow TCM Cool Energy Staff Pick icon
    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 23.90
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    Meishan Paochong Oolong
    USD 10.40 USD 9.40
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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
    USD 10.40 USD 9.40
    USD 10.40 USD 9.40
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  • Keemun Snails 2016
    USD 23.80
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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.
    Delta class Dark amber Neutral Energy Staff Pick icon Great value!
    Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 23.80
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  • Yunnan Golden 2017
    USD 9.30
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    Yunnan Golden 2017

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    The People’s Black Tea:

    It is said that the first Yunnan black tea was made here in Feng Qing. It is also the origin of the golden tippy tea that was presented as a national gift to Queen Elizabeth II when she first visited China in 1986. To us, what matters more is the pleasant, oatsy tea liquor with that distinct apple flavour and slight bite of citrus that you can drink all day, leaving the mouth feeling fresh and moist anytime in the subtlest way. This friendly taste profile is possible only with select first flush, non-blended leaves properly processed and baked optimally for balance of fragrance and dryness. Our staff says it is the people’s tea. Aptly named.

    Connoisseur classinfusion color: WolfberryTCM character: neutral warmStaff PickGreat value!

    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack

    USD 9.30
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    White Peony Classic Floral
    USD 12.20
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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
    USD 12.20
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  • Tieguanyin Classic Mellow 2005
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    Tieguanyin Classic 2005

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    Bamboo basket charcoal rebaked

    We have matured this special batch of tieguanyin for long enough before double baking it the traditional way in a bamboo basket with charcoal ash. To attain an ideal result from this traditional practice requires proper conditioning and in-depth know how. Tieguanyin Classic is one of Tea Hong's best value oolongs. Enjoy the warm, soothing aroma as hot water touches the leaves. Then the characteristic tastes of a classic tieguanyin delivered in a round, smooth body with a unique sweetness. Connoisseur ClassInfusion colorTCM Neutral WarmStaff pickGreat value Net weight: 120 g (4.2 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Cold Peak 2016
    USD 19.40 USD 17.40
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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
    USD 19.40 USD 17.40
    USD 19.40 USD 17.40
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  • Huangshan Cuiyu
    USD 11.30
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    Huangshan Cuiyu

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    Yuqian Huangshan Maofeng:

    Huangshan Maofeng green tea is a must-have souvenir when one visits Huangshan. However, even if you know the way to real teashops rather than tourist traps, a pack of such quality as Tea Hong's Cuiyu would come at a high price. That is why this pleasant tasting and slightly sweet baked green tea is a most popular item not only for our retail, but also export. To maintain consistent high quality, we employ only harvest before the lunar almanac demarkation of “guyu” — the first rain for seeding, around early to mid-April. "Yuqian" — before the rain — is the traditional term for this. Connoisseur's classinfusion color: lemon yellowTCM character: coolStaff pickGreat value Net weight: 35 g (1.2 oz) in Kraft-alu pack SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave
    USD 11.30
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  • Gold Stallion 2016
    USD 13.80
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    Gold Stallion 2016

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    Wuyi Jinjun Mei:

    Produced using a newly redeveloped cultivar in the deep mountains of Wuyi in the much renowned black tea origin, Xingcun, Gold Stallion may look like a finer version of golden tippy Yunnan black tea, but it actually has a much more sophisticated taste and aroma profile in the grand Northern Fujian black tea tradition. It has only recently been popularly available outside of the exclusive circle of the rich and powerful in China. Chrysanthemum classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff Pick Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 13.80
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  • Cream Stout 2016
    USD 24.80
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    Cream Stout 2016

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    Silk Finish Aijiao Wulong:

    No this is not the beer but 100% pure oolong. Wuyi classic oolongs in general distinguish themselves from other oolongs with a stout, rather immediate and powerful impact. Tea Hong’s Cream Stout differs from the crowd with a soft creamy finish and a light tone of cream that is developed naturally in the tealeaves themselves. This is possible only with a new pedigree of tea cultivar, Aijiao Wulong. We believe you’ll like the oolong much better than the beer, as we do. Taichi classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff pick Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 24.80
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  • Green tea: Silver Curls
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    Silver Curls 2019

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    Biluochun on a budget

    In the realm of green tea, if those from India are too rough and astringent, or Japanese ones too seaweedy, maybe Chinese is the way to go. Tea Hong's Silver Curls is a great value selection to start experiencing the category with. It has the characteristics of the archetypical Chinese green tea — soft, fragrant, slightly sweet and refreshing. In some teashops, the same quality can be labelled as Biluochun or some other expensive names.
    Connoisseur Class icon Lemon yellow TCM Cool Energy Staff Pick icon Great Value icon
    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack SaveSave
    USD 13.30
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  • Wild Tree Black Tea 2016
    USD 17.00
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    Wild Tree Black Tea 2018

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    Deserted Old Farm:

    Wild Tree Black Tea is Tea Hong’s very own product developed from the old tea bushes in a deserted farm we discovered for creating its smooth and pleasant taste profile. It offers a delicate floral character without being astringent; tastefulness while sweet. This is possible only by masterfully processing the first flush of this secret tea bush that we grow on the hills on the northern tip of Fujian, from which tribunal teas had once been the most prized for centuries. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff pick Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 17.00
    USD 17.00
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