Oolong teas are arguably the most complex type of tea.
Oolongs tea are generally oxidised to somewhere between 10 and 80% meaning there is huge scope in variety, and consequently flavour. For many, this is part of the attraction of course! Exploring Oolong Teas is a lot of fun, and there are so many unique flavours to experience. Whether you are looking for a delicate Greenish tea or a deeper almost Black Tea – there is surely an Oolong Tea for everyone!
We will again start by highlighting a few notable values of Oolong Teas, then suggest a few teas with very different flavour profiles. We’ll begin by considering what all Oolong Teas do have in common.
Caffeine – Yes
Flavour – Very varied – from light & sweet to deep & nutty.
Oxidised – Yes
Brewing – Approx 85c for 2-3 minutes
Milk – Not recommended