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Oolong Tea Bars

Murchie's Oolong Tea Bars - made from leaves that are more lightly oxidized than traditional Shui Hsien and briefer roasting, resulting in a more floral cup. The bars are simply made from compacted leaves. This is a very old method once used to transport tea as bars or bricks did not take up as much room.


Light/Delicate Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee


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Regular Price: $3.95

Special Price $1.99

Light/Delicate

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Made from Shui Hsien leaves grown in the Mount Wuyi area, of Fujian province, China, the Oolong Tea Bars are made from compacted leaves, in a method that was used long ago to ease in the transportation of tea.

 

As a full size bar, they are the perfect size for a full pot of teas, and maybe infused several times. Alternately, they are easily broken up to make sure single serving usage as well.

 

Strength:     Medium Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee (Medium)
Brew Temperature:   180 to 195°F, or 82 to 90°C
Brew Time:   2 to 3 Minutes
Brew Quantity:   1 bar to 32oz or 1L of water

 

For more information on brewing and tea strength ratings, please see our BREWING GUIDE or TEA STRENGTH pages

Additional Information

Additional Information

Ingredients Oolong tea
Format Loose Tea
Tea Type Oolong
Caffeine Caffeinated
Cup Strength Light/Delicate
Origin China

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Flavour Profile Guide

Tea and coffee tasting is a very individual, multi-dimensional experience: one person’s perfect cup can be too strong or weak, too brisk or watery for the next person. At Murchie’s, we believe that the best tea or coffee is the one that YOU like the best! We use the following flavour profile guides to help compare our teas and coffees within a relative scale.


Tea Strength Ratings

This rating method indicates the strength of flavour each tea has when brewed according to our brewing guide.

RATING
           
RATING PROFILE
Light/Delicate Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Light/Delicate: Very light in colour and delicate in flavour
Medium Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Medium: Medium-light cup with slightly fuller cup
Medium-Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Medium-Strong: Medium-dark cup, medium body, and full flavour without harshness
Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Strong: Full body, rich cup, takes milk well
Very Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Very Strong: Rich, dark cup with very full, strong flavour and briskness

 

Coffee Ratings

We rate the flavour properties of our coffees along two dimensions: roast and body.

Roast is simply a result of how long and how hot the beans have been roasted, which can be seen in the colour of the finished bean, and typically results in general flavour traits:

Light Roast           More acidity, brightness and a slight pucker
Medium Roast           Slightly richer flavours, some acidity, enhanced creaminess
Dark Roast           Distinctive roasted flavour, sometimes notes of toasted sugar or charcoal

Body is the term used to describe how the brewed coffee feels in your mouth:

Light Body           Easy to drink with little lingering flavour, ‘thin’ or ‘clean’ feeling on the palate
Medium Body           Heavier, creamier mouth-feel with more lingering flavour
Full Body           Rich, full-mouth feeling: hits all of the palate and lingers


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