Tie Luo Han 2023 No.510 Tie Luo Han 2023 No.510

Tie Luo Han 2023 No.510

two times roasted Wuyi rock tea (岩茶, yancha)
legendary oolong tea
mineral, strong, focused energy

武夷山 - 正岩 Wuyi Mountain – Zhengyan Fujian province

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Tie Luo Han (铁罗汉), that is Iron Arhat (meaning “one who is worthy”, or “perfected person”; in buddhism it refers to people far advanced along the path of Enlightenment) is a type of rocktea (岩茶, yancha) from the Wuyi mountains. It has an outstanding, complex flavour which combines the repeatedly-baked dark wulongs’ usual fiery taste with a round, flowery tone — it’s considerably long tea with a fine sweet, acacia-like aftertaste. Besides, thanks to the hight caffeine content and strong chaqi (茶氣, that is tea nature/energy), this Tie Luo Han is a nice warming and energising tea.

Wuyi teas have a two major idiosyncrasies: First, they are plucked only during Spring, and second, they are baked multiple times: a half year after the harvest time, then once again a year later.

The Wuyi Mountains is situated in Fujian Province, China. With it’s more than a thousand-year-old history of teacultivation, and approximate 200 different subgenera of the teaplant, Camelia sinensis, the area is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mountain’s vulcanic nature reappears in the character of the tea: fiery, vitalizing ambiance and strong chaqi.


Preparing Instructions:

Quantity: 5-6 gramm per 150ml.
Water temperature: 95ºC. From fresh spring water or filtered water.
Brewing time: 3-3-5-7…seconds
Infusions: 6-8

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