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    5 Things You Should Know About Phoenix Oolongs

    Phoenix oolongs are one of my favorite kinds of tea but I feel like there isn’t nearly as much information out there about them. When I tried my first Huang Zhi Xiang from +Seven Cups Fine Chinese Teas many years ago I knew that there was no going back. They have reputation for being temperamental but patient tea drinkers are rewarded with intoxicating fragrances and seemingly limitless infusions. I’m planning to post some more thorough information in the future but to get you guys started, here’s a quick list of five things every tea drinker should know. 1. The Chinese term for Phoenix oolongs is Dan Cong. Although to an English speaker it looks like it would…