Tieguanyin Tea Bag 铁观音茶 Oolong Tea
Tea Name:Anxi Tieguanyin Tea Bag 安溪铁观音泡袋茶
Other Names: 安溪铁观音,Tieguanyin, Ti Kwan Yin, Anxi Tie Guan Yin, Iron Goddess of Mercy
Taste: This tea has a very sweet, appetizing honey-life fragrance, taste and finishing. The sweet aftertaste will linger on in your mouth after a few sips. Good for multiple infusions.
Appearance: small jade green leaves in tea bag. The infusion is yellowish in color.
Origin: An Xi, Fujian Province
Harvest Period: Spring
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place
Brewing Guide: We recommend using teapot or tea cup or gaiwan,Steep a tea bag in hot water at 100 ° c (212 ° F) for 1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time for for brewing.
The name Tie Guan Yin means "Iron Goddess of Mercy" and the tea is as magnificent as its name implies. There are many legends around the origin of its name and one of it sects, which are the most famous of all Chinese Oolong teas. The story of a kind-hearted but poor farmer named Wei Yin. Despite working hard every day to make a living, Wei Yin would spend his free time tending an abandoned Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) temple he found near his place. , He fell asleep in the temple and dreamed about the Goddess telling him to look for a cave behind the temple. There, he found a single tea shoot where he took home and planted it in an iron pot. Slowly, it grew into a tea Wei then gave cuttings to his neighbors and friends to grow. The County soon prospered due to the popularity of the tea. Tie Guan Yin can now be found in the menu of most Chinese restaurants throughout the world.