What is Oolong Tea?
Oolong tea is its own tea category. Same as black, green & white tea. Oolong tea is a semi-oxidised tea that are known for its fullness in flavour. You can find different types of oolong. The difference between each type depend on where they have grown and how they have been processed. There are dark oolongs, jade oolongs, open leafed oolongs and balled oolongs. The flavours can vary a lot in taste but what they all have in common is the semi-oxidation. To process oolong tea is a very long and difficult process with a lot of manual labour to bring out the flavour you want to achieve in oolong tea.
Top 5 Benefits of Oolong tea
1. Multiple brews
Due to the richness of oolong tea you can often rebrew oolong tea more times than other teas. If you have invested in a very exclusive organically grown oolong tea you can warm brew the same tea leaves up to 7 times.
2. Known to convert "no-tea drinkers"
Oolong tea have converted a lot of no-tea drinkers to start enjoying tea. Due to the fullness and natural sweetness oolong tea quickly become a tea favourite.
3. Full of antioxidants
Green tea contain a lot of antioxidants that are good for your body. It is known for its effects of lowering bad cholesterol and decreasing the risk of stroke and coronary diseases.
How To Brew Oolong Tea
Oolong tea can be a bit tricky to brew due to the semi-oxidation. It is hard to know if we should treat it as a black or green tea. Each oolong is processed in different ways so to be on the safe side we do recommend to follow the brewing description that comes with your tea. But as we mentioned above make sure to brew your oolong tea multiple times.
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Do you want all of those great benefits of oolong tea? As with everything, a premium organic tea contains much more of those benefits discussed above.