Formosa Oolong


Packaging Type

Formosa Oolong is the style of brown oolong that generations of Americans have loved, especially for its toasty flavor. Don't worry about the stems; the tea is traditionally made this way in Taiwan.


Oolong Tea

Kosher Halal


Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 1
Body: 2
Aroma: 2
Details: This tea was quite popular in the US for several decades. A British entrepreneur named John Dodd developed it in the middle of the nineteenth century. It is oxidized to about 75%, so it is darker than most other oolongs.
Dry Leaves: This tea is made up of dark brown leaves and stems.
Liquor: Copper.
Aroma: The aroma has nutty and toasty notes with subdued peach flavors underneath.
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: The oolong is medium bodied.
Flavors: Subtle sweet notes of peaches and roasted carrots covered by toasted walnuts.
Brewing Time: 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temp: 205° Fº