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Iron Arhat 鐵羅漢

Iron Arhat 鐵羅漢

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Price per Gram: $0.64

Product Code: R-OW107

铁罗汉 Tie Luo Han or “Iron Arhat” refers to the iron statues of the 108 disciples of the Buddha who achieved enlightenment. It is one of Wuyi mountains four famous bushes.  It gets its name from its legendary creator, a Buddhist monk known for his dark complexion and martial prowess who had the nickname “Iron Arhat”. It is heavily oxidized, being charcoal roasted and possessing a robust, coffee-like flavor, this taste is known as the tiewei or “Iron Taste”. It shares this quality with the similarly named though unrelated Tie Guanyin of Anxi county. It is the darkest of the wuyi oolongs with lingering notes of burnt sugar and chestnut with a warming and grounding qi.

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