Dong Ding – Roasted Style
Layered flavor, notes of toasted rice and caramel, lingering refined sweetness.
Mouth Feel: Soft with medium and smooth body
Aroma: Subtle, roasted aroma with hints of cane sugar
Ingredients: Ching Shin Oolong
Oxidation/Fermentation: Medium, 20%
Origin: Dong Ding, Central Taiwan
Elevation: 700 meters/2,296 feet
Prepare one level tablespoon per 6 oz pot or cup. Bring water to a boil and let it cool for about one minute to 200-205° F. Steep first time for 50 seconds, second steep for 40 seconds, third steep for 50 seconds, fourth steep for 60 seconds, fifth steep for 70 seconds, sixth steep for 90 seconds and seventh steep for 2 minutes.
Measure 1 1/2 level tablespoon for a 50 oz pitcher. Steep tea in room temperature water and place in refrigerator for eight hours. Take out leaves and serve. Drink within two days.