Tie Lo Han

Owes its flavors to oxidation levels between green & black tea.


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Tie Lo Han

by kyle » Aug 20th, '11, 19:57

Any recommendations for quality tie lo han or other wuyi vendors? I have tried Jing, Red Blossom and Spring Cottage.

Thanks

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Aug 20th, '11, 21:39
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Re: Tie Lo Han

by Herb_Master » Aug 20th, '11, 21:39

Jing Tea (UK) I assume your Jing was Jing (China)

Iron Arhat
This one, like TLH often does, takes on a more viscous texture if you let it cool in the cup/
Hot, or cooler, it stands a reasonable comparison with most TLH I have tried. Maybe not quite as good as 1 or 2 I bought in Malaysia, but better than some others I bought out east.
Very enjoyable, anyway.
http://jingtea.com/tea/type/oolong/iron-arhat


If you do shop there you may want to try a 10g sample of Sparrow's Tongue a first generation child of Da Hong Pao which is totally different to DHP,
Que Shi
http://jingtea.com/tea/type/oolong/sparrows-tongue

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Re: Tie Lo Han

by Herb_Master » Aug 20th, '11, 21:46

Other Wuyi vendors.

Try Essence of Tea

http://www.essenceoftea.co.uk/oolong-tea/wuyi-yancha-rock-tea.html

I like the Bei Dou Yi Hao (another First Generation child of DHP)

and Bai Ji Guan another of the Si Da Ming Cong

Our own Teachat Fellow Member IPT
http://www.teachat.com/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=32954
Sells DHP and Tie Luo Han
http://www.chinese-tea-culture.com/tie-luo-han-tea-for-sale.html

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Aug 21st, '11, 06:49
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Re: Tie Lo Han

by David R. » Aug 21st, '11, 06:49

+1 for essence of tea. 2010 yancha from master Huang can be a little young for some people I guess, but I love them. 2007 versions are really something. The Bai Ji Guan is a must.

My other source is Postcard Teas with Master Xu's teas. The Fragment of Imperial Robe is really something worth trying.

(I haven't tried IPT's selection.)

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Re: Tie Lo Han

by tingjunkie » Aug 21st, '11, 09:58

The Tea Gallery and the Mandarin's Tearoom are my go to Yancha vendors, though the TG is on vacation for the summer and not shipping right now.

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Re: Tie Lo Han

by kyle » Aug 21st, '11, 12:32

Thanks for the quick replies, I'll check them out!

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Re: Tie Lo Han

by Bob_McBob » Aug 21st, '11, 16:32

David R. wrote:The Fragment of Imperial Robe is really something worth trying.


For $7.15/g I sure hope so :shock:

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Re: Tie Lo Han

by intelligen_tea_a » Jan 17th, '12, 21:02

I know this is an old post, but I thought I might as well reply.

Seven Cups has a magnificent Tie Luo Han, not to mention their large selection of other rock oolongs. My personal favorite is their Da Hong Pao Light Roast.

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Re: Tie Lo Han

by gasninja » Jan 23rd, '12, 17:10

Thechineseteashop has an interesting aged Tie luo Han. It comes in paper wrapped packetts. It is pretty strong and still retains much of its original flavor profile with a slight medicinal taste and killer Qi.

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