Iron Goddess Roasted
Iron Goddess Roasted

Iron Goddess Roasted — Tieguanyin

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Iron Goddess Roasted (Tieguanyin) is a beautiful Oolong Tea (WuLong Cha) from Anxi, Fujian Province with a toasted grain taste and a full, smooth mouthfeel.

Like all of our teas, we only source the "Grand Cru" version of Iron Goddess Roasted (Tieguanyin) through our exclusive relationships with the most sought after tea farmers in China.

About Iron Goddess Roasted

Iron Goddess (Tieguanyin) is typically a very light, floral tea. We sourced a quintessential Iron Goddess for our shop from the farmer who made this for us. However, for this tea, the farmer graciously agreed to directly roast the tea to produce something that resembles the taste of Genmaicha. He was curious about experimenting with this because of his Buddhist background, and we are forever grateful for his experiment. Our Roasted Iron Goddess has been a staple at Sophie's ever since.

Tea Profile

  • Category: Oolong Tea (WuLong Cha)
  • Subcategory: Anxi Oolong
  • Location: Anxi, Fujian Province
  • Pick: Spring 2020
  • Special Properties: High Mountain, Famous
  • Taste: Toasted Grain
  • Mouthfeel: Full, Smooth
  • Sensory Experience: Energizing
  • Roast: Medium
  • Oxidation: Light

Best Brewed in Clay Yixing teapot. Ceramic is acceptable

Water Temperature 200°F
Amount of tea 6 grams of tea
Brew Covered or Uncovered Covered
Rinse None
Brew Times

Clay

  • 1st Brew: 2 minutes
  • 2nd Brew: 1 minute

Ceramic or Glass

  • 1st Brew: 3 minutes
  • 2nd Brew: 2 minutes

In Store Pickup is free at our Oakland location.

Overnight and Domestic shipping available.

For international shipping, please contact John directly at: j28.brown@gmail.com


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