What is Feng Huang Dan Cong (Pheonix Wu Long?)

Fruity, floral, tannic, and super aromatic, Feng Huang Dan Cong (also known as Phoenix Oolong Tea) has such pleasant and showy qualities unparalleled by any other kind of loose leaf tea. These qualities have led it to become one of the most popular Wu Longs (Oolong) on the market.

Ya Shi Xiang: Dong Jiao & Ping Keng Tou

Feng Huang Shan (Phoenix Mountain), Chao Zhou, Guang Dong Province, China (~800-900m elevation)

Taste the same cultivar of Dan Cong (Ya Shi Xiang) from two different terroirs in this side-by-side comparison. Learn what final taste factors are attributed to this one small difference in the making process.

True Authenticity

With its increased popularity there is a lot of fake (non Ya Shi Xiang varietal) or poorly made Ya Shi Xiang with that are greener with an overall grassy note. Ya Shi Xiang leaves are large, dark and meaty which means they demand a more mature fermentation and can take on higher roasts.

Watch Guided Tastings of Each Tea

Watch a Guided Tasting of Ya Shi Xiang from Dong Jiao here

Watch a Guided Tasting of Ya Shi Xiang from Ping Keng Tou here

Share Our Passion

If you love this guided tasting, join us monthly with our Educational Tea Club! We deep dive into two teas a month over Zoom. You'll be able to participate live, ask questions, and taste the tea together with our community.

Example Curriculum

  Ya Shi Xiang, Dong Jiao, Spring 2021
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What You'll Need

To get the most out of this session, we advise having a gong fu brewing set up ready to brew along with.

You can shop Tea Drunk teaware here.