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    Songyi Tea Roast Lishan Oolong

    Country of Origin: Taiwan Leaf Appearance: somewhat dark, tightly rolled Steep time: 30 seconds Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: porcelain gaiwan Liquor: deep gold In Taiwan, oolong teas are commonly named after where they are grown rather than for the cultivar or other characteristics. Teas grown at over 1000 meters are considered high mountain oolong, otherwise known as gaoshan. High elevation teas are generally considered to be better quality but they will also carry a heftier price tag than their low grown counterparts. Ideally, a tea vendor should be able to supply this information and more about their offerings. Songyi Tea is a new find for me that does exactly that. I’ve got…