Oolong Tasting: Taiwan vs. China
Sunday, July 29, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
Compare and Contrast Taiwanese and Chinese Oolong Teas
Presented by Tiffany Williams, Owner of Boutique Teas
What is oolong tea? The formal definition is a semi-oxidized tea leaf. That definition fails to capture the deep complexities of flavors, leaf styles and aromas. There are two main places to find the best oolongs in world: Taiwan and China.
This lecture will explore the different manufacturing methods, soil and flavors present in oolong teas. You will learn the gong-fu Chinese tea brewing style with a gaiwan tea cup and yixing tea pot.
Organic Big Red Robe--This famous tea has large flinty leaves with peachy notes.
Phoenix Oolong--A rare oolong tea, this tea has apriocot, honey and peachy notes.
Brandy oolong--This oolong is so dark that it is almost black tea. It has notes of ceder, honey, cinnamon, cardamon and more!
Oriental Beauty--A dark oolong with honey and peach notes.
The $5 fee includes a teacup and the tastings.
Any questions? Contact Tiffany at: 909-529-0229 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
Boutique Teas is an online tea retailer, who specializes in all natural, organic, and fair trade loose leaf teas and modern teaware. Website: www.boutiqueteas.com