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OLD MASTER BLACK - Mountain Stream Teas

Made by an 80 year old tea master in Pinglin, this rare and slightly sweet black tea is earthy, unpolished and true. Considered the father of organic farming in Taiwan, his garden has been chemical free for many decades and the teas produced there can be sold out years in advance. This tea is a real treat and is a favorite among black tea drinkers for its strength, softness and depth.

Premium Oriental Beauty Oolong Tea (Bai Hao) - Daurim

Its unique honey scent, Mi Xiang, is the result of a tiny insect called Jacobiasca formosana (leafhopper). When the leaves are bitten by Jacobiasca formosana, they secrete a hormone that releases a complex bouquet of honeyed, floral, and fruity notes. Due to its appearance characterized by the white fur on leaves, the tea is called Bai Hao (白毫: white fur)

High Mountain (2000m) Black Tea - Mountain Stream Teas

Tea material from this elevation is very rarely are made into black tea as the oolong tea made from the leaves is much more valuable to the grower. This farm has used that material to create an amazingly soft and fruity black tea that changes the high floral notes of the Qinxin cultivar into rich ripe stone fruit notes through full oxidization.

Organic Alishan Oolong - Mountain Stream Teas

There is a reason that Alishan Oolong is famous(and expensive) and this tea is the best expression of it that we have ever found. Bright, floral, sweet, oceanic, and all the other descriptors used for Alishan Oolong can be found within these tightly rolled balls of leaf. The catch is that it is wildly expensive. Grown on the only organic farm in the Alishan area proper(that we know of)…