Monkey Picked Oolong Tea

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Brewing instructions

Infuse for 2 to 3 minutes with a water temperature between 80 and 90 degrees

Brewing instructions
Description

Monkey Picked Oolong Tea is a rare and unique Chinese Oolong Tea. It comes from the Fujian Province, which has long made outstanding infusions.

The leaves are semi-oxidised and only experience a short period of fermentation - a trait that effectively makes them the middle-ground between Green and Black Tea. Perhaps most important is the fact that we pack them fresh to order.

What Does Monkey Picked Oolong Tea Taste Like?

When brewed, you can expect it to provide a complex grassy-earthy aroma, which transcends in flavour. Light and alluring to the last, it will, undoubtedly, suit a variety of palates and personal preferences.

But you’re probably wondering, “Do Monkeys pick Oolong Tea?” and “What is Monkey Picked Oolong Tea, anyway?” It’s time, then, to explore Monkey Picked Oolong Tea history.

Monkey Picked Oolong Tea History

The story is that, hundreds of years ago, workers used trained monkeys to climb up the highest Tea trees. This was where the best Monkey Picked Oolong Tea grew and would be otherwise out of reach.

Such practices have, thankfully, since ceased. We guarantee that no monkeys were harmed in the making of your new favourite Tea, so be sure to brew with a clear conscience.

How Much Caffeine in Monkey Picked Oolong Tea?

Monkey Picked Oolong Tea caffeine exists in relatively large quantities - depending on your perspective. The processing of the leaves means that it has less caffeine than Black Tea but more than Green Tea.

Much like its overall character, in other words, it is very much the “in-between” Tea. Why not buy it and try it here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company today?

How to Brew Monkey Picked Oolong Tea

1, Put Tea leaves into a Tea Infuser or Filter (both available here).

2, Place the Tea-filled accessory in a mug or cup.

3, Boil fresh water and allow it to cool to temperatures between 80 and 90°C.

4, Infuse for 2 to 3 minutes. Any longer and you risk creating a bitter taste.

How to Serve: We recommend serving it without any additions to fully appreciate its extraordinary taste.

Tasting Notes: Imparts grassy overtones and earthy undertones.

Monkey Picked Oolong Tea Benefits

People in China have long called Oolong “Chinese Restaurant Tea.” The reason is its ability to aid digestion, prompting patrons to order a cup with their meal.

And there’s still more that Monkey Picked Oolong Tea health benefits can offer. Countless studies suggest that, among other qualities, it can boost immunity, reduce diabetes risks and even promote weight loss.

Monkey Picked Oolong Tea Weight Loss

Oolong Monkey Picked Tea benefits your waistline in a couple of ways. It contains no more than two calories per serving, making it an excellent alternative to sugary, fatty soft drinks. What’s more, and perhaps more crucial, is its capacity to boost the metabolism of fat cells.

This enables the body to burn fat quicker and more efficiently, which, with a bit of extra work on your part, will produce real results.

Additional info
  • Type
    Type
    Oolong Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Digestive, Heart, Hydration, Immune System, Weight Loss
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
    Low
  • Options
    Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Lunchtime, Afternoon
  • Country
    Country
    China
Reviews
4.7 / 5
  1. One of my regular more expensive Chinese Oolongs, more for when i fancy something slightly more special

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  2. Superb tea, packed with the utmost care.

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  3. Tea as expected, I've bought it before

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  4. Light and clean. Very refreshing.

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  5. Very good tea. Similar taste to a Taiwanese Alishan. It has a peachy, fruit flavour in the middle of the tongue. My wife really likes this tea (I prefer the Vietnam Tung Ting Oolong).

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  6. ok

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  7. Good tea but something is missing.

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  8. Excellent

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  9. Good

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  10. Nice and light with the slight aroma that one expects with a Ti Kuan Yin tea

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