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Organic Roasted Iron Goddess

Originating in Anxi, Fujian Province, this Iron Goddess Oolong - aka Tie Guan Yin - has been deeply roasted creating a complex nutty profile that alludes to scotch and roasted chestnuts.

Legend has it, a poor farmer would walk past a decaying iron statue of the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy known as Guan Yin. The farmer would frequent the statue, sweep its surroundings and light incense. One night as he slept, Guan Yin appeared to him in a dream and told of a treasure that awaited him behind the statue - the treasure was the shoots of a tea tree. The farmer took the tree home and began cultivating the bushes and soon he and his neighbours prospered. With his new found wealth, the farmer repaired the iron statue of Guan Yin which became a beacon for the region and a beacon for Iron Goddess Oolong. 

Tasting Notes: Chestnut, Baked Pear, Granola
Region: Fujian, China | Elevation: 800m
Serving: 3g | Temp: 95C | Steep time: 5min 
Ingredients: organic oolong tea

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Heidi S.
Canada Canada
hurray for the Iron Goddess

Terrific tasty tea

Kathy Y.
Canada Canada
Organic Roasted Iron Goddess

It is good but I prefer Milk Oolong

Rod B.
Canada Canada
Iron Goddess

I was happy with how easy it was to order the item, and how quickly it arrived. I am enjoying the tea and delighted with the flavor. Thanks!

Patricia L.
Canada Canada
Full of depth

Still relatively new to oolong, but really impressed with the quality of this tea. I drink it in multiple steeps and enjoy a new surprise in every cup. Really satisfying.

Dominik L.
Canada Canada
My go to tea

This is the one tea I keep going back to. Excellent.

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