Mao Xie Oolong (毛蟹乌龙茶) translates as "hairy crab" and the name comes from the fine hair that is found on the tea leaves. It is known as one of the 4 "Anxi Oolongs" that come from Anxi County in Fujian province. The other 3 being: Tie Guan Yin, Huang Jin Gui and Ben Shan.
This tea has a mellow profile with a flowery, jasmine fragrance.
Origin: Anxi County, Fujian province, China
Elevation: Grown 1970ft above sea level
Tea Variety: Camellia Sinensis var. Sinensis
Cultivar: Mao Xie (毛蟹)
Brewing Temperature: 90°C
Caffeine Content: Approx. between 20 - 30mg per cup
Amount: 5g of tea leaves to 100ml of water
Sold in quantities of 100g