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    Totem Tea Gui Fei Oolong

    Country of Origin: Taiwan Leaf Appearance: dark, tightly rolled Ingredients: oolong tea Steep time: 30 seconds Water Temperature: 200 degrees Preparation Method: porcelain gaiwan Liquor: amber I love a good roasted oolong but they seem to be far and few between these days. That’s why I was super excited when I pulled this sample out of a recent box from +Totem Tea. Even better, it’s also a bug bitten tea. The leaves were attacked by the same wonderful little leafhopper that brings us Bai Hao oolong. I’ve often seen this variety referred to as Concubine oolong but somehow Gui Fei seems a bit more culturally appropriate. Yang Guifei was known as one of the…