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formosa oolong

oolong tea
One of the world’s most sought after and revered cups, this premier plucking of special grade, mountain grown tea is prized for its large leaves, inviting liquor, roasted aroma and assertive peach finish. Suitable for multiple infusions.
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Formosa Oolong

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Steeping Guidelines

Steep for 2-4 minutes, 195°F

For loose leaf iced tea, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.


oolong tea

Caffeine Level

Moderate Caffeine
Moderate Caffeine


Kosher Certified

Kosher Certified
Formosa Oolong
From the island of Taiwan, once known as Formosa

Did You Know?

Formosa is another name for the island of Taiwan. Ihla Formosa means "beautiful island" in Portuguese.

More Info

Tea Forté Oolong teas offers the perfect balance between the fresh-grassiness of green tea and the nuanced complexity of black tea. Production of Oolong tea is a labor intense process carried out by true artisanal tea makers whose skill determines the aroma, taste and color of Oolong. The manufacture of Oolong begins directly after picking by allowing the leaves to be wilted in the sun for a short period of time. The leaves are then placed into baskets and shaken, which bruises the leaves. The moisture in the leaves is now exposed to the air, which begins the process of oxidation. The leaves are then pan fired which stops the fermentation and then fired again depending on the tea-crafters technique. Sourced for their refreshing, fragrant floral flavor, many consider Tea Forté Oolong to be a refined, connoisseur’s tea, offering a symphony of notes resulting in the most complete tea drinking experience.

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One Pound Loose Tea Pouch

formosa oolong one pound loose tea pouch

160 servings

tea chest tea chest sampler

tea chest sampler tea chest

40 pyramid infusers, two infusers each of: Earl Grey, Orchid Vanilla, Ginger Lemongrass, English Breakfast, Chamomile Tisane, African Solstice, Black Currant, Formosa Oolong, Citrus Mint, Jasmine Green, Bombay Chai, White Ambrosia, Sencha, Estate Darjeeling, White Ginger Pear, Raspberry Nectar, Green Mango Peach, Hazelnut Turffle, Lemon Sorbetti, Blueberry Merlot.


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Customer Reviews (2) Write a review

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser Gentle Oolong

I find that you either love oolong tea or you just don't. As one tea drinker who loves them, this oolong very gentle, welcoming oolong with none of the sometimes vegetal notes that oolong sometimes possesses. I just had to order it after trying it twice and it will now be a staple in my tea supply!

09/15/14 | Pamela, Millbrook, Canada

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I love this Oolong tea! I have tried many different types of Oolongs at stores and restaurants but no tea compares to Tea Forte's Formosa Oolong! It is soothing and goes perfect with any meal. I recommend this tea if you enjoy any other types of Oolong's!

12/17/10 | Christine, Very Cold, CA