Iron Goddess tea, its history can push back to Japanese colonial period in Taiwan. Tea tree transplanted from China to Ping Lin. With the rainy and foggy climate, the tea leaves became thicker with fat and short tea stalk.
It has its unique fruit scent, mellow taste with slightly osmenthus fragrance. To bring out the best potential of the tea. Its making process is a intence battle with time. Process starts since early morning and only plucked one-tip two-leaf part which is the most delicate. Then cloth roll the tea and roast it with low temperature. But its all worth to wait, just like the first day of the year we stayed up all night just to see the first sun raise of the year. After long processing time, Iron Goddess has its ripe fruit scent with orangeyellow color. First draw it has its smooth mellow. If you have some water after, the light sweetness starts to spread in the mouth. You could wait for the second and third draw to cool down, it significence the ripe fruit scent.