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  Anxi Tieguanyin Tea
Tieguanyin tea produced here is widely known for its good quality and sweet fragrance.
Tieguanyin is not only a name for the tea but also for the tree.
First-grade Tieguanyin is coated with a thin layer of frost because caffeine evaporates with the water during its processing.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_21864.htm   (391 words)

  
 Boulder Dushanbe TeaHouse
The emperor came to enjoy this tea very much and gave the tea its current name, Tieguanyin, which translates as Iron Goddess; the tea is heavy like iron but light, ethereal, and as pervasive as the Goddess of Compassion, Kwan Yin.
As Tieguanyin became more accessible to the populace, scholars, poets, painters, and philosophers began to draw inspiration from sipping this tea's specialness.
Tieguanyin is a good choice for the western palate.
www.boulderteahouse.com /dh-two.html   (1242 words)

  
 The Tao of Tea, Pure Leaf, Organic, Teaware, Herbs, Yixing
The original producing area of Tieguanyin oolong teas is Xiping village of Anxi County in Fujian province, China.
Tieguanyin is probably the most complex oolong to make, requiring 10-13 different rolling actions and proper baking temperatures.
Deluxe Tieguanyin is in the middle of the color spectrum.
www.taooftea.com /detail104-Deluxe+Tieguanyin.html   (485 words)

  
 Britain's most expensive cuppa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Costing £1,700 per kg - roughly £8.50 per cup - the Tieguanyin tea is thought to be the most expensive ever sold in Britain.
It is like sitting in a garden on a hot summer's day when all the flowers are really heady," he said.
Tieguanyin will be the most expensive tea to go on sale at Harrods in the store's 156 year history when it hits shelves later this month.
www.itn.co.uk /news/index_1589954.html   (188 words)

  
 Tieguanyin: The most expensive tea ever brewed in Britain - Food Mall
The most expensive tea that Britain has ever steeped in is the Tieguanyin tea, which costs 300 times more than the homemade concoctions.
Tieguanyin tea is $1,700 per kg, which means $15.00 per cup.
The word “Tieguanyin” is taken from the name of the Iron Goddess; the tea is heavy like iron but light, smooth, and as pervasive as the Goddess of Compassion, Kwan Yin.
www.foodmall.org /entry/tieguanyin-the-most-expensive-tea-ever-brewed-in-britain   (523 words)

  
 View Product
This high-fired tieguanyin oolong has a complexity and richness beyond description.
Monkey-Picked Tieguanyin may be prepared in many ways, but for best results we recommend traditional gongfu preparation using a small Yixing clay pot.
Monkey-Picked Tieguanyin may be infused several times by gradually increasing steeping time and water temperature.
www.imperialtea.com /AB1002000Store/product.asp?SID=2&Product_ID=181&Category_ID=14   (244 words)

  
 Buy Tea Online - Buy Oolong Tea from Generation Tea
This tea is similar in taste to a dark Formosa Tieguanyin with a deeper roast.
There are many grades of Tieguanyin, and this one reveals a flowery taste that stands up to many infusions.
The Tieguanyin leaves are somewhat thicker than their green oolong cousin.
www.buy-tea-online.com /generation-tea-oolong-tea.php   (3307 words)

  
 Oolong Tea: Tieguanyin "Monkey Picked" Oolong Tea
And among all oolongs, Tieguanyin is by far the most famous.
Technically, whenever we say Tieguanyin, we are actually referring to a specific style of tea.
The basic steps to making Tieguanyin are relatively simple and straightforward: sha-ching (drying), tsu-rou (initial rolling/kneading), tsu-pei (initial firing), tsai-rou (repeat rolling/kneading), tsai-pei (repeat firing), and ding-shing (shaping).
www.inpursuitoftea.com /Tieguanyin_Monkey_Picked_p/oc600.htm   (617 words)

  
 Oolong Tea | Tieguanyin
It is also produced in Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan which is very close to Fujian only separated by the Taiwan Straights.
Oolong tea is best brewed in for around 3-5 minutes at a temperature of 160-190 F. It is famously served in the Gong Fu method using a Chinese tea set with an Yi Xing pot and cups.
Tieguanyin Extra Special is a rich fragrant brew with tightly rolled leaves.
www.green-teas-guide.com /oolong-tea.html   (400 words)

  
 a sibilant intake of breath: Halfway done term two, week two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
As a gift from China, Neal sent me a tin of Tieguanyin: "one of the most famous and highly prized teas in China, and possibly the greatest oolong tea produced anywhere." He explains that Guanyin is both a Taoist saint and the Sino-Japanese-Korean Buddhist Goddess of Mercy.
Tieguanyin is really excellent tea: especially if it's from Anxi, in Fujian province.
That said, there are Tieguanyin teas from other regions that are also very good - for instance, Nantou in Taiwan.
www.sindark.com /2006/01/halfway-done-term-two-week-two.html   (807 words)

  
 History of Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tieguanyin Oolong Tea is one of the most prized teas grown in China.
Legend has it that monkeys were trained by monks to collect the leaves from the branches of the wild tea trees growing on steep mountainsides.
Other good Tieguanyin style Oolongs are grown in Taiwan as well.
www.truetea.com /history.htm   (1749 words)

  
 Asia Food Features
Tieguanyin is a medium oxidized Oolong with greenish/fl color, a beautiful amber infusion, and an intoxicating aroma.
Soon all the farmers in Sand County became prosperous and Tieguanyin Oolong developed a national reputation.
For more information on drinks and beverages, read Charmaine Solomon's article on well-known drinks you may encounter in Asian travels or upon inspection of the refrigerator section of your local Asian grocer.
www.asiafood.org /tientea.cfm   (427 words)

  
 Shan Shui Teas • Tieguanyin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tieguanyin tea is named after the Bodhisattva of Compassion (guanyin), reminding one of the use of tea by Buddhist monks as a stimulating refreshment during long periods of meditation.
Tie means iron, and while the name Tieguanyin describes a metal statue of the Bodhisattva, the reddish color of the brewed tea is surprisingly close to that of iron ore. Dry Tieguanyin has a very distinctive roasted aroma and when brewed possesses a smooth, sweet, woody flavor that is robust and satisfying.
Even though it was baked conventionally, the aroma of this tea is very similar to that of charcoal-baked Tieguanyin.
www.shanshuiteas.com /product.php?subCategoryID=2&productCategoryID=2   (176 words)

  
 Autumn Tieguanyin | TRIBUTE TEA
Named for the bodhisattva Guanyin (sometimes referred to as the "Goddess of Mercy"), the famous Anxi Tieguanyin of Fujian province is one of China's most sought-after teas.
Our Autumn Tieguanyin is intensely green in color and amazingly fragrant, so we recommend taking as much time to enjoy its aroma as its full, long-lasting flavor.
Autumn Tieguanyin may be prepared in a regular teapot, an Yixing clay pot, or in individual cups.
www.tributetea.com /oolong_tea_fall_tgy.asp   (82 words)

  
 Sen - traditional Chinese medicine (tcm) : traditional Chinese tea - Oolong Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Elegant Queen is the highest grade of Tieguanyin Oolong tea reserved historically for the upper most levels of Imperial Chinese Society.
Originally the tea was grown at high altitude in the beautiful and eerily scenic Yellow Mountain range in Anhui Province.
The name Tieguanyin means “Iron Goddess of Mercy” and the tea is as magnificent as its name implies.
www.senhealth.com /vsite/vproduct/page/productlist/0,7631,4822-163042-180257-34388-product-list,00.html   (204 words)

  
 Gray & Seddon's Premium oolong tea, Oolong & Tieguanyin Teas including Fujian, Shantou and Taiwan oolongs, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
WUYISHAN TIEGUANYIN is a stunning oolong tea from Wuyishan region which deserves to be far better known.
It's a classy Tieguanyin style, richly roasted and made to long leaf form.
Although sharing the typical Taiwanese characteristic of being very aromatic, this tea also delivers on the palate, and is a fine example of a 'marriage' between the mainland and Taiwanese styles of tieguanyin oolong.
gray-seddon-tea.com /oolong.shtml   (2017 words)

  
 Tieguanyin (2 oz)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
We couldn't call ourselves a premium tea store without an exceptional Tieguanyin, also known as Iron Goddess of Mercy.
Each infusion has its own character, as you open yourself up to its elegance and wonderful floral notes.
Tieguanyin sits among the most treasured teas in the world.
www.infusionsoftea.com /catalog/tieguanyin__2_oz__3291168.htm   (86 words)

  
 How To Buy Tea - a Guide from Seven Cups Fine Chinese Teas
It is said that Tieguanyin oolongs appear like 'a dragonfly's head' - the color is a bright to dark green.
Good green teas in general are smaller, more delicate buds and leaf, and oolongs are a bigger leaf where the 'created' edge is obvious.
Wet tea leaves from the true Tieguanyin bush should also be tender, almost like silk, but also sturdy.
www.sevencups.com /how-to-buy-tea.php   (1331 words)

  
 One-Minute Tea Tip - The Legend of Teiguanyin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The highest-quality examples are classified as "Monkey Picked." Legend has it that monks trained monkeys to collect the leaves from the branches of wild tea trees growing on steep mountainsides.
This tea is named for Tieguanyin (or T'ieh-Kuan-Yin), the Iron Goddess of Mercy.
Traders in the capital heard of the famous tea named after T'ieh-Kuan-Yin and the region that specialized in growing it.
www.oneminuteteatip.com /the-legend-of-teiguanyin   (424 words)

  
 Shan Shui Teas • Shuixian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Shuixian tea has a robust, toasty flavor similar to that of Tieguanyin, combined with a unique floral aroma as mystical as its name, which means water fairy.
By contrast, most tea bushes are kept pruned back to waist level.
Shuixian will appeal to Tieguanyin drinkers, and provides an excellent counterpoint to the comparatively sweet Tieguanyin teas.
www.shanshuiteas.com /product.php?subCategoryID=5&productCategoryID=2   (129 words)

  
 Huian Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Welcome to Taiwan According to legend, fishermen from Huian in mainland China brought the god's image to Attractions.
Ancient City Quanzhou as Tieguanyin Tea, Dehua porcelain and Huian stonecarving have an enclosure, embracing 36 scenic attractions with a Manichaeism as intorduced to China in the
Away.com: View A Travelogue Both meeting these people and experiencing the main tourist attractions left me leaving China with the greatest anticipation of returning someday.
www.chinahorels.com /Huian_Attractions.html   (1249 words)

  
 Fragrant Tieguanyin
The name Tieguanyin translates as "Iron Goddess of Mercy." Legend has it that a tea farmer found a rare tea tree and named it after the Guanyin Goddess as a tribute.
The Tieguanyin tea tree is short with soft, thick leaves.
Our Fragrant Tieguanyin is a light-fired Oolong with a wonderful natural honey fragrance.
www.chineseteaforyou.com /site/1023330/product/504   (250 words)

  
 Delhi Correspondent
Those who stock up their caddies with Tieguanyin will comfort themselves with the fact that the same tea leaves can be used seven times without any significant deterioration in quality.
To brew a perfect cup of Tieguanyin, fresh mineral water should be boiled to exactly 100C, or 212F, then poured rapidly on to the leaves in a teapot.
Tieguanyin is almost three times the price of Harrods’s previous most expensive tea but the store expects a strong demand.
www.koi-hai.com /events.html   (10177 words)

  
 Anxi Tieguanyin | TRIBUTE TEA
This small batch has been hand-fired to perfection to bring out its best flavor and fragrance.
Anxi Tieguanyin may be prepared in a regular teapot, an Yixing clay pot, or in individual cups.
Moisten the leaves prior to infusion to release the aroma, then brew for 2-3 minutes and pour off.
www.tributetea.com /oolong_tea_winter_tgy.asp   (89 words)

  
 randomWalks: murder is bigger than hip-hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
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The landscape has since changed as more rappers begin to take sides in what is shaping up...
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 randomWalks: monkey-picked tieguanyin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
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 Special Grade Tieguanyin
Our Special Grade Tieguanyin is a medium-fired Oolong which has a traditional, strong taste at an affordable price.
When Tieguanyin tea is brewed the leaves expand remarkably.
The brewed tea is reddish, with a strong fragrance and taste.
www.chineseteaforyou.com /site/1023330/product/501   (241 words)

  
 Tieguanyin - Chinese Food - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
Tieguanyin - Chinese Food - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
Tieguanyin (鐵觀音/铁观音 Tiě Guān Yīn), or Iron Guanyin, is a premium variety of ChinaChinese oolongoolong tea associated with Fujian province.
To let us provide you with high quality information, you can help us by making a more or less donation:
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Tieguanyin   (242 words)

  
 Buy Tea Online - Buy Loose Leaf Tieguanyin Oolong Tea
Tieguanyin Oolongs (also known as Ti Kuan Yin) are rolled oolong teas from China.
We also have a selection of other rolled loose leaf oolongs on our general oolong page, and also Taiwan or Formosa Oolongs.
Striped Tea Set - wide mouthed teapot, four 3oz teacups and a matching striped clay zisha tray
www.buy-tea-online.com /buy-loose-leaf-tieguanyin-oolong-tea.php   (532 words)

  
 Stomachic Tea - Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
It gained the only Excellent Quality Prize for Tieguanyin Tea at the U. Asian-Pacific Economic Society - Beijing Fair in 1992.
The company is trusted as AAA enterprise by China Industrial & Commercial Bank, Quanzhou Branch.
If you have indigestion problem only 15 minutes well be improved after taking the tea.
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