Tea Tasting 101 – What Does Wu Long Taste Like?

Wu long (oolong) teas have been described as “flowery”, “smooth”, “spicy”, “sweet and creamy”, “subtle orchid tastes”, “full tasting with a mellow aftertaste”… Hmmm…makes you want to try some Wu long tea yourself! These terms are a good guideline for judging wu long (oolong)tea tastes; you’ll see these terms a lot if you experiment with

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History of Wu Long Tea

Wu long (also Wu-long, or ooLong) is literally ‘black dragon’ tea, but they say the name originally had nothing to do with dragons; rather, it was named after its discoverer Wu Liang. Wu Liang was out picking tea one day. After collecting a good load his eye was caught by a river deer. He stopped

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