You Cha 柚茶 – Pomelo Peel Tea Oolong is innovative reprocessed Oolong tea. How to produce them? scoop out the center of pomelos, put aged Zhao’an Eight Immortals oolong tea inside and bake for 72 hours at a relative low temperature.
Natural Aged Oolong
After drying and cooling processes, tea is sealed, stored in warehouses or cellars of stone and wood structures for a natural aging processe, and taken out and baked by charcoals for 30-60 hours after each one or two years. According to the changing period of its contents, aged oolong could be classified into several grades: 5, 10, 15, 18 and 28 years, 10 to 28 years old oolong are the best. Different from normal green oolong, dry tea of aged oolong is black and shiny, its tea soups are dark yellow and enduring with a sweet aftertaste. Aged oolong helps to digest and to reduce blood pressures and body fats.
Eight Immortals Tea
Eight Immortals 八仙 [bā xiān] tea is from the Zhao’an Town of Fujian Province, a varity of small tea trees was transplanted bred in 1968, leaves are used to make green, oolong and black tea, because of its extreme high fragrance and a long after taste, Eight Immortals oolong tea has been considered to be the best. According to different fermented degrees, there are many kinds of Eight Immortals oolong. Normally, leaves are harvested in springs, but its winter oolong tea with a special sweetness has a low yield and a relative higher price.