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Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan
Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan

Mountain Goddess of Mercy | Huang Shan

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  • A very lightly oxidized oolong,  farmed organically very far away from the land that made this cultivar famous.  This modern style tea  offers top of flowers followed by poached leafy greens and a silky finish.

     

    What is Tie Guanyin (Iron Goddess of Mercy)?

    Tie Guanyin (Iron Guanyin, or Buddhist Goddess of Mercy | 鐵觀音) is one of most famous oolong teas in China; it is originally from Anxi, in Southern Fujian Province.  The tea is also very popular among Cantonese people.  

    There are several levels of oxidization available for this tea, from very green (flowery flavour) to highly oxidized (ideally charcoal fired, and much warmer in energy).  

    This particular tea is modern style, very lightly oxidized.

     

    Why Yellow Mountain?

    We're travelled twice to Anxi, the origin of Tie Guanyin.  Whereas we appreciate the rich history and beautiful geography of this land... we're been a bit frustrated by intensive farming and wide-spread use of pesticides in this region; we have failed to find a grower whose tea we would be proud to share.

    This garden in Yellow Mountain imported tea trees from Fujian, with the objective of replicating (as much as possible), Tie Guanyin.  Inevitably, the tea's profile is NOT the same as that of Anxi... but we find that this smooth, sustainably grown tea is very pleasant to drink. 

    TYPE Oolong Tea
    ORIGIN Huang Shan, Anhui, China
    GPS 30.0ºN 118.9ºE alt. 500m
    TASTING NOTES Flowers, followed by poached leafy greens and a silky finish
    GARDEN MANAGER
    Liu Yichun
    CULTIVAR Tie Guanyin

    Brewing Guide

    MOUNTAIN GODDESS OF MERCY
    WATER 90ºC | 100ml
    TEA 4g
    STEEP 30" (first steep); 15" (subsequent)

    Grower on the map

  • Tea Bar Hours

    MON - SUN 12:00PM - 7:00PM
     

    Location

    2208 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
    1.604.558.0500

     

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