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Immortals Oolong


Aromatic, large light-green leaves tinged with hues of red, have been lightly pressed into 5-gram cakes offering yet another way to enjoy an Oolong.

Why we selected this particular lot.    First, the appearance indicated a quality tea.  The leaves are fresh looking and brightly colored.  The cake's aroma is enticing as well.  Once tasted, we found the tea refreshing and flavorful.

Interesting facts about our selection.    The cake is made using the Shi Xian varietal.  It is a broad leaf Oolong cultivar grown widely in Guangdong and Fujian Provinces.  It makes a very nice iced or chilled tea! Each cake is wrapped in white paper, perfect for travel.

Tasting notes.  Our Immortals Oolong is honey-sweet and light.  The cup liquor is clean, light-yellow, almost a shade of green. Tea has a light fruit note that will linger and refresh.

Brewing suggestions.  As it is pressed cake, it is important to rinse the leaves with boiling water to awaken them.  Like all Oolongs, the leaves should be briefly rinsed and then re-infused.  Cake will yield multiple steeps.

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Silk Road Teas is an award-winning purveyor of rare and artisan teas. Every year, we travel extensively in China, visiting small farms, out-of-the-way tea markets, cooperatives and specialty tea companies to find teas that offer our customers the highest quality and a distinctive taste experience. As a result, our teas are widely recognized for their variety and unparalleled quality. Quite simply, you won't find a finer tea anywhere. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Supporting adults with disabilities

Silk Road Teas is more than just tea. We are committed to giving back to our community by providing jobs packaging our teas to disabled adults. As the older brother of a disabled person, Ned Heagerty, Silk Road Teas President, recognized the challenges and limited opportunities disabled adults face. So he wanted to make a difference. It is a small step, but it is an action we believe in and will continue to follow. Recently, we were honored by receiving the Employer of the Year Award from Integrated Community Services (ICS) for our commitment to employ persons with disabilities.

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This tea caught our eye as a perfect solution for a traveler wanting oolong tea!

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  1. A delight 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Dec 2016


  2. An interesting, satisfying lighter oolong 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th Nov 2014

    This a fun, interesting tea that steeps to a lighter style of oolong, something like a tiequanyin. It has the floral fragrance of some pouchongs or other teas at similar oxidation levels, but without the complexity of some of them, and more body and astringency. It can be steeped multiple times. The leaf is attractive--the whole leaf, from stem to down, is represented in the cake.

Silk Road Teas has received the Employer of the Year Award from Integrated Community Services (ICS) for their commitment to employ persons with disabilities. Silk Road Teas is committed to improving the quality of life for disabled persons, sharing the belief with ICS that business can substantively help people with disabilities achieve independent lives by providing jobs in an encouraging and supportive environment.

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Our tea boxesare hand packaged by an adult with disabilities. Silk Road Teas remains committed to creating opportunity and jobs in our community.

Sales of our Teas Benefit Ceres
Ceres Community Project builds healthy communities by restoring locally-grown organic whole food to its place as the foundation of health and creating heart centered ways for people to connect.

Ceres teaches teens to grow, cook and eat healthy whole foods and provides nourishing meals, nutrition education and a community of support for people facing cancer and other serious illnesses. www.ceresproject.org

Read the recent article in the Marin IJ: Silk Road Teas gives back

...What sets Silk Road Teas apart from others is the Heagertys are using their success and new tea line as a way to give back to the community...

Gives Back They're amazing people and of course the product is phenomenal. We're so proud to be associated with them. In today's nonprofit world, truly the best things you can have are compatible, giving partners.

Julie Burford, Program Manager and Founder of the Ceres Community Project of Marin.


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