Formosa Oolong is a style of dark oolong from Taiwan (formerly known as Formosa). Many Americans enjoy the toasty flavor. This oolong has a nutty aroma with mild peachy notes. It's traditionally made with tea plant stems in Taiwan.
Here's a little history - In the 1860s a British entrepreneur named John Dodd started a tea company in Taipei and began exporting Formosa oolong to the rest of the world. This type of oolong is oxidized to about 75%, so it is darker than most other oolongs.
Caffeine Content: Medium
Ingredients: taiwanese oolong tea [Note: this tea is grown and processed organically, but because our facility is not organic certified, we cannot label it as organic.]
Water Temperature: 195-200° F
Steep time: 3-5 minutes
Suggested serving size: 1 tsp/8oz of water
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