Lao Tie Guan Yin is the tea for gourmets. If you love Oolongs, you probably know about it. It is a rare and prestige tea produced from high quality Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea leaves. The tastes of Lao Tie Guan Yin and Tie Guan Yin are not the same. To make Lao Tie Guan Yin, the tea leaves are baked each year, and that is why they change aroma and taste. Lao Tie Guan Yin has rich aroma, peachy taste with long, smooth and sweet aftertaste. If you want to imagine the taste of Lao Tie Guan Yin, try to imagine the tea, which contains the aroma and taste of Tie Guan Yin and Da Hong Pao teas at the same time.
It is incredible!
Lao Tie Guan Yin is believed to help in a number of health matters:
- lowering the risk for developing tumors and cancer due to the antioxidant content of the tea leaves.
- lower blood pressure and may lower risk for developing cardiovascular diseases.
- help in efforts to lose weight due to its ability to help lower the intake of fat as well as enhance metabolism.
- strengthen the immune system and keep the health in check.
- enhance bone density.
- enforce resistance to fungi and bacteria that may cause a variety of ailments and diseases.
How to brew Lao Tie Guan Yin:
Boil water and cool it to 90-95°C. Put 3-5 grams of tea into a cup, and add hot water. Infuse tea leaves for 1-2 minutes depending on taste preference. You can vary the quantity of tea depending on your tastes. Each portion of tea may be infused 3-4 additional times.
- Chinese name: 老铁观音, 陈年铁观音
- Other names: Aged Tie Guan Yin, Old Tie Guan Yin, Aged Iron Buddha
- Origin Place: Anxi, Fujian province
- Age: 10 years old
- Hand made into small, rolled up, dark colored leaves.
- Rich aroma, peachy taste with long, smooth and sweet aftertaste
- Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)
We also recommend trying Tie Guan Yin Premium.
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