When Anxi County is mentioned, individuals spontaneously think about Anxi Tie Guan Yin, “Iron Goddess” tea. It is well-known both at home and abroad as one of the Top 10 Teas of China. After 5 brewing this tea still can produce a spectrum of enjoyable tastes in your mouth, without being frustrating or bitter.
Legend has it that the cliff is too abrupt for individuals to select the Anxi Tie Guan Yin Monkey King (Ma Liu Mie) Oolong Tea leaves. Monkey is trained to climb the cliff and aid tea farmers choose the Oolong tea leaves. Another stating goes that tea farmers have to tie a rope around the waist during the procedure of picking, similar to a monkey. For this reason gets its name.
Anxi Tie Guan Yin Monkey King (Ma Liu Mie) Oolong Tea
- 24 Months
- Store in airtight, opaque packaging; keep refrigerated
- Moderate caffeine (less than 20% of a cup of coffee).
- Fujing Tea Garden.
- C. sinensis cv. Tieguanyin.
- Smooth, soft and brisk with sweet aftertaste and lasting scent.
- Clear yellowish green.
- Fresh vegetal, orchid floral scent.
- Rolled to semi-ball shape in sand-green color.
- Anxi County, Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, China.
Recommend Developing Technique
Teacup: 12oz/ 355ml
212 ℉/ 100 ℃.
3 Teaspoons/ 5g Tea.
Developing time: 3- 5 mins.
Chinese Gongfu Method.
Gaiwan: 3.8 oz/ 110ml.
212 ℉/ 100 ℃.
7 steeps: wash, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 80s, 100s, 120s.
Rinse time is around 5 seconds.