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Tie Guan Yin tea belongs to Oolong tea is one of Chinese ten famous teas.

Tie Guan Yin is half fermentation between green tea and black tea.As the agricultural university in China teaching book Discipline of tea making said: "Oolong was created by tea farmer from An Xi, Fujian of in Qing emperor Yong Zheng three year to thirteen year (1725-1735). Oolong tea was popular in Northern of Fujian and then introduced into Taiwan Province". Because Tie Guan Yin is excellent quality and unique flavor, many district imitation mutually and Tie Guan Yin had spread throughout southern Fujian, northern Fujian, Guangdong and Taiwan. In 1970s, Japanese like oolong tea very much, and then oolong tea is popular all over the world. Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Anhui, Hunan, Hubei, Guangxi and other regions which made green tea before have introduced oolong tea production technology, and begin to make more oolong tea. There are four major producing areas of Oolong in southern Fujian, northern Fujian, Guangdong and Taiwan. The oolong tea produced in Fujian have the longest history, and best quality, Especially the Tie Guan Yin and Wuyi Rock Tea are well-known at home and abroad.

Famous Origin

An Xi is the famous Chinese Tie Guan Yin tea Origen, also is the origin of Huang Jing Gui tea, and is also the Fujian province oolong tea exports base county. An Xi has a long history of tea production, natural condition be richly endowed by nature, tea quality, renowned at home and abroad. According to "An Xi county" records: An Xi tea production began in the late Tang Dynasty, and in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Sheng in the contemporary, has a history of over one thousand years, have since ancient times" Long Feng District"," the tea " beautiful praise. In 1995 March, An Xi County as the Ministry of agriculture was named "Chinese oolong tea ( tea) village"; In 2001, the Ministry of agriculture was identified as "the first batch of national pollution-free agricultural products ( tea ) production base in the county", and by the Ministry of agriculture, the Ministry of foreign trade and identified as the "national horticultural products ( tea ) export model"; In 2002, and the Ministry of agriculture was identified as "south subtropical crops ( oolong tea ) famous base". In 2004, An Xi Tie Guan Yin is included as "the protection of geographical origin of products" by government.

Since the ancient there is a Proverb "fine tea come from famous mountains, and fine mountain output fine tea". An Xi oolong tea is made in the beautiful natural environment with mountains and rivers.


Tie Guan Yin is the best one in oolong tea. The character of Tie Guan Yin: the dry tea is curl, fat knot circle, heavy regularity, green color, the overall shape is like the dragonfly head, spirochetes, frog legs. After brewing the tea soup color is golden yellow like amber, have natural orchid fragrant aroma, mellow taste sweet and fresh, sweet aftertaste is long, commonly known as the "music". Tie Guan Yin's fragrance is high and lasting. After seven bubble, it can still keep the lingering fragrance". Appearance: the cable fat, round like a dragonfly heavy heart, sticks, branches and leaves the scalp, most to leaf curl, color, glossy, green sand apparent ( new technology, red edge have mostly been removed).

Endoplasmic reticulum: lasting aroma, phonology is apparent, with the fragrant orchid or raw peanut flavor, coconut and other fragrance; golden tea, orange, mellow taste sweet and fresh, with honey flavor, mellow back to sweet.

Tea leaves outlay: branch body round, Terrier peel bright red, petiole width hypertrophy ,blade fleshy soft bright leaf, wavy, called" satin".

The main characteristics of Tie Guan Yin: dry tea is heavy and dark green color; tea soup have obvious nuances which is very level and thickness; tea leaves should be Hypertrophy soft light.

Health benefits

Tie Guan Yin is a precious natural drink. It has good cosmetic and health care function.

As the scientific analysis and practice proof, Tie Guan Yin contain high levels of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, polyphenols and alkaloids.

It have variety of nutritional and medicinal components, so it have the healthy benefit of eyesight, bactericidal anti-inflammatory, slimming beauty and anti-aging, anti-cancer, elimination of lipids, lower cholesterol, reduce cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Tie Guan Yin is very popular in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Japan, Europe, the United States and other places.

How to brewing Tie Guan Yin tea


Tie Guan Yin tea

Tea sets (Yixing or Ceramic Tea)

Mountain spring water or mineral water

1. Put tea

Put the Tie Guan Yin in the YiXing Put 7-8g tea about one-fifth of the capacity of the teapot into the teaspot.

Put Tie Guan Yin tea
2. Wash tea

Pour the boiling water to the elegant cup, keep 2 second and then pour the water out for washing tea cups. Wash the tea can clean and wake the Tie Guan Yin tea.

Wash Tie Guan Yin tea
3. Arouse tea

In order to arouse the tea and favor the tea fragrant overflow, we should pour 98℃ about boiling water into the teapot.

Arouse Tie Guan Yin tea
4. Stuffy tea

About 40 seconds for the first steep

About 50 seconds for the second steep

And then add 10-20 seconds for every steep

Stuffy Tie Guan Yin tea
5. Divide tea

Lift the teapot slightly above the cup rim, it should not be too high to avoid drift the tea aroma and Bubble.

Divide Tie Guan Yin tea
6. Enjoy tea

Enjoy tea when it is hot, olfactory the tea aroma and then drink it. Drink it and smell it slowly.

Enjoy Tie Guan Yin tea
Brewing Tips:

The number of steep depends on the quality of tea

The concentration of the tea soup depends on your personal taste

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