Iron Goddess of Mercy (Tie Guan Yin)

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Origin: Wang Family Farm - Anxi, Fujian Province, China



Tie Guan Yin (铁观音), also known as Iron Goddess of Mercy. is a very famous tea originating in the 19th Century in Anxi, Fujian province of China.

The tea is named after the Chinese Goddess of Mercy Guan Yin.

Guan Yin is a female embodiment of Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva, who represents infinite compassion.

This premium grade tea was hand-picked and processed in the Spring of 2021 and direct-sourced from a small family farm.

This oolong is close to a green tea, with only a little oxidation and lightly roasted.

Characteristics: Flowery and fresh delicate aroma character, the tea liquor is golden yellow. Not easily bittered.

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Brewing guide for Western Style:

Amount: 3g
Temperature: 95-100°C
Water: 250 ml
Steep time: 2-5 min
Number of of infusions: 3

Gong Fu Style-
Amount: 5-7 g
Temperature: 95-100°C
Water: 150 ml, or suit to your taste
Steep time: after initial rinse, 20 seconds, then gradually increase with each steep or suit to your taste
Number of infusions: 6

Bowl Style -
Amount: 8-10 pieces
Temperature: 95-100°C
Steep time: 2-3 minutes
Number of infusions: 3

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