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Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by kyarazen » May 24th, '16, 00:48

Hello folks,

the government fushoushan tea farm in the lishan region is scheduled to start its spring tea picking next week, and this will stretch all the way through till end jun to early july. This year's tea season had been delayed by the prolonged winter.

this tea is grown organically at a "dayuling" equivalent altitude of 2600m, and is harvested twice a year only. superb aromatics, full body, and lingering sweet after taste. with the extra snow this year, its said that the spring tea could be even more awesome!

I'm currently working on my own group buy for Singapore only, but at the same time thought I could also see if I can coordinate an international group buy activity for this tea.

The tea will be in its official sealed metal canisters, and for every 2 canister ordered it will come in a fitting paper box.

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Each canister contains 75 grams of tea, and will be $40 usd per canister excluding shipping and packaging (cardboard box for postage at approx $2-$3).
shipping can be estimated here at :

Asia : http://www.post.gov.tw/post/internet/U_ ... cel_2.html
USA : http://www.post.gov.tw/post/internet/U_ ... cel_4.html
Europe : http://www.post.gov.tw/post/internet/U_ ... cel_5.html

If you are keen/interested please fill in the form at : *edit - removed! the amount of tea requested is quite substantial now and we're closing off the list for the time being so that everyone will be able to get their requested order. thanks for the interest!

we would like to make a disclaimer that having filled the form does not guarantee that one will get the tea because of its huge demand, and limited supply. Since harvest will end only in june, and into early july, I would estimate this tea to be only received and ready for shipping in Mid August, subject to availability. If your "order" is confirmed, an email or a paypal invoice will be sent to you in July.

This mass order will be coordinated by me and brother Chen hau ying in Taichung, and shipped directly from taiwan.
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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by .m. » May 24th, '16, 03:35

Big thanks for organizing this :D

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by jpo1933 » May 24th, '16, 08:59

Filled out the form for a canister (crosses fingers) :D
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by jayinhk » May 24th, '16, 09:02

Me too--thanks for doing this!

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by ethan » May 24th, '16, 10:10

While others are excited about the tea, I got interested in the postal rates.

It looks like up to 1/2 a kilogram to the USA costs 220 TWD which is less than 7 USD. That seems quite reasonable to me & cheaper than sending from Thailand.

Also interesting that Europe & Asia are not cheaper destinations & vary a lot by country.

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by Drax » May 24th, '16, 12:46

Sweet, thanks for putting out this offer.... I am definitely intrigued!

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by Haddemall » May 24th, '16, 13:35

All I can say is that you guys are the best. Filled out a request for two canisters. Hopefully I will get lucky. Thank you very much, both of you.

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by daidokorocha » May 24th, '16, 13:49

Put in for a canister of this... I was not wanting to buy any tea for awhile now, but I figured since this is not until July it will be fine. A nice opportunity to try this. Thank you for the offer.

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by victoria3 » May 24th, '16, 18:07

Thank You!

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by Frisbeehead » May 25th, '16, 03:29

Signed up for one canister, hope there is one available :)

Kyarazen, did Chen produce this tea? I am actually planning on doing a large order soon with him for some roasted teas, and if this is from him it is possible I will add some to my order from him as well.

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by debunix » May 25th, '16, 11:51

Put in for some...

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by kyarazen » May 25th, '16, 14:01

Frisbeehead wrote:Signed up for one canister, hope there is one available :)

Kyarazen, did Chen produce this tea? I am actually planning on doing a large order soon with him for some roasted teas, and if this is from him it is possible I will add some to my order from him as well.

Hey!

nope chen did not produce this tea. this is produced by the government owned fushoushan tea garden, run by retired army veterans! another nickname for this tea's "president's tea" as it is formerly drank by government officials and often given as gifts to foreign dignitaries.

as for roasted teas, if you are interested in Chen's spring tea from this year's harvest, it might only be ready only closer to July. he will be doing at least 6 traditional roastings on longan charcoal... and each roasting is 10 hours duration.. followed by a rest period, on repeat at least 6 times. but that said, if the time comes, it can be possible for you to have your purchases from Chen to be shipped together with this FSS tea so that you can save on shipping $$

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by bagua7 » May 25th, '16, 19:54

KZ and your brother, thank you both for organising this. Order placed.

Cheers! :)

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by jpo1933 » May 26th, '16, 00:49

[quote="kyarazen"

he will be doing at least 6 traditional roastings on longan charcoal... and each roasting is 10 hours duration.. followed by a rest period, on repeat at least 6 times.
:shock: Sounds like some Amazing tea. Had no idea you could roast a tea for so long/so many times. :shock:

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Re: Fushoushan High Mountain (2600m) Oolong Group Buy - Interest Check

by jayinhk » May 26th, '16, 03:29

jpo1933 wrote:[quote="kyarazen"

he will be doing at least 6 traditional roastings on longan charcoal... and each roasting is 10 hours duration.. followed by a rest period, on repeat at least 6 times.
:shock: Sounds like some Amazing tea. Had no idea you could roast a tea for so long/so many times. :shock:
That is a traditional high roast level for balled oolong!

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