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Oolong Tea

Organic Phoenix Duckshit

Butterscotch, Peach, Barley Sugar From Shuangji Garden, Guangdong, China Crafted by Tea Maker Huang Shuwei

A smooth and syrupy tea, full of tropical fruit aromas and sweet, dessert-like notes. Don't be fooled by the name, this prized ‘duckshit’ cultivar is revered among the misty Phoenix mountains for its elegant and complex taste.

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Organic Phoenix Duckshit

鸭屎香单枞乌龙茶

"This tea is grown in the Organic Gaoyuan garden where tea farmer Huang Shuwei nurtures his ‘duckshit’ tea bushes in the Phoenix mountains’ mineral-rich soils - allowing the leaves to develop layers of complex flavour. As the story goes, the intriguing name of this tea comes from a farmer who wished to stop his competitors from stealing his newly cultivated tea bushes, when asked what this new tea bush tasted of he said ""duckshit"" and the name stuck!"

  • Cultivar - Ya Shi Xiang
  • Picked - Spring
  • Oxidisation level - 30%

Tasting notes

  • What to Look For

    Long and twisted, dark leaves.

  • Aroma

    An exciting mix of fresh peaches, candy and vanilla biscuits.

  • In the Cup

    A pink-edged, tawny nectar.

  • Taste

    Smooth and sweet with notes of barley sugar, butterscotch and pear drops.

Origin

"This tea is grown in the Organic Gaoyuan garden where tea farmer Huang Shuwei nurtures his ‘duckshit’ tea bushes in the Phoenix mountains’ mineral-rich soils - allowing the leaves to develop layers of complex flavour. As the story goes, the intriguing name of this tea comes from a farmer who wished to stop his competitors from stealing his newly cultivated tea bushes, when asked what this new tea bush tasted of he said ""duckshit"" and the name stuck!"
  • Cultivar - Ya Shi Xiang
  • Picked - Spring
  • Oxidisation level - 30%

Origin

Tasting notes

  • What to Look For

    Long and twisted, dark leaves.

  • Aroma

    An exciting mix of fresh peaches, candy and vanilla biscuits.

  • In the Cup

    A pink-edged, tawny nectar.

  • Taste

    Smooth and sweet with notes of barley sugar, butterscotch and pear drops.

The perfect cup

  • Measure 4g or 2 tsp per cup (250ml)
  • Heat water to 100°C
  • Infuse tea for 3 minutes
  • Can re-infuse 3 times

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