Oolong Tea News

Oolong Tea (also known as Wu Long) is, to many, a middle ground between Green and Black Tea. This is in part due to the processing of the leaf. While at the factory, Oolong is only partially oxidised, often resulting in a beverage with distinct notes of grass and malt. In other words, it takes the flavour of both Black and Green Tea and combines them into one! This middle ground is also reflected in its caffeine levels and overall strength.   However, it’s fair to say that Oolong doesn’t receive the recognition it sorely deserves. Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we plan to change that. Below, you will find several articles exploring the ins and outs of this underrated brew.

  1. Oolong Tea, "Everything you Need to Know"

    Oolong Tea, "Everything you Need to Know"

    Did you know that less than 2% of Tea drinkers choose Oolong Tea? Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we think it’s time that changed. Why? Partly because of Oolong Tea benefits; partly because, well, Oolong Tea is simply fantastic! In many ways, Oolong Tea is the ‘middle-ground’ between Green Tea and Black Tea. However, in Read more...
  2. Oolong Tea vs Green Tea

    Oolong Tea vs Green Tea

    Today, Green Tea accounts for 20% of the world’s Tea consumption. Oolong Tea, on the other hand, accounts for less than 2%. In this sense, these two Teas couldn’t be more different, but they also share some similarities. The question begs: which one is better, let's compare the two different tea types this this article, Oolong Tea vs Green Tea Read more...
  3. What is Oolong Tea?

    What is Oolong Tea?

    Oolong Tea is known to have originated from the Wuyi Mountains of Northern Fujian province, China, giving them the name Wulong Tea or Oolong Tea which is translated as “Black Dragon” due to the long, curly leaf which resembles the long twisted silhouette of the mystical Chinese dragon. Formosa Oolong Tea You may have also heard of Oolong Tea being referred to Read more...
  4. Learn More About Oolong Tea

    Learn More About Oolong Tea

    Oolong Tea is created by the partial oxidisation of tea leaves, somewhere  between a black tea and green tea, it has has also come to be known as a 'blue tea'. Originating from the Fujian province, mainly in the Wu Yi Mountains (Wulong Tea or Wu Yi Tea) and Anxi District. How Oolong Tea is Made It takes skill to make different Read more...

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