Milky Oolong

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Oolong, Aroma (lactose)

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Milky Oolong is a special tea that is distinguished by its soft, creamy taste and subtle aroma. This refined tea offers a pleasant experience for both connoisseurs and enthusiasts looking for something new. With a unique flavor profile and an inviting scent, Milky Oolong is an excellent choice for times when you want to relax and enjoy a quality tea.

As a tea drinker with a desire for quality and variety, Milky Oolong will exceed your expectations. This tea is ideal for a quiet moment, where you can immerse yourself in the different taste tones that this special oolong has to offer. Try Milky Oolong yourself and discover the benefits of this special tea in terms of taste, aroma and relaxation.

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Discover the Sophistication of Milky Oolong: A Creamy Tea Experience

Product Features:

  • Creamy: A unique, soft and velvety texture.
  • Sweetness and mildness: Slightly sweet undertone with a milky taste.
  • Nutty and honeyed nuances: Enriches the complexity.
  • Floral notes: Provide freshness and depth.
  • Fruity accents: Add a layer of sophistication.

Usage Advice:

  • Water quality: Use fresh, filtered water.
  • Water temperature: 80-90°C.
  • Quantity: About 2 grams per cup.
  • Brewing time: 3-4 minutes, adjust for stronger or milder flavor.
  • Enjoy the tea several times by reinfusion.

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Full Description - Milky Oolong

How Does Milky Oolong Taste?​

Milky Oolong is a fascinating tea with a rich and varied flavor profile. To better understand the unique characteristics of this tea, we will discuss the different flavor notes and flavor profiles separately.

  1. Creaminess:
    One of the most notable features of Milky Oolong is its light, creamy taste. This creaminess creates a soft and velvety mouthfeel, making the tea a pleasant and luxurious experience.
  2. Sweetness and Mildness:
    Milky Oolong has a slightly sweet undertone that goes perfectly with the creamy texture. The sweet and mild milky notes give the tea a distinctive flavor that is both inviting and delightful.
  3. Nutty and honeyed nuances:
    This special oolong tea is characterized by fine, nutty and honey-like nuances that are at the heart of the taste experience. These subtle notes add to the complexity and richness of the tea.
  4. Floral Notes:
    In addition to the creaminess, sweetness and nutty and honeyed notes, there are also subtle floral notes in Milky Oolong, such as roses. These floral notes provide a light freshness, giving the tea an extra dimension and offering an interesting contrast to the other flavor elements.
  5. Fruity Accents:
    Finally, Milky Oolong also contains some fruity notes that add to the rich flavor profile. Think of strawberry, red fruit and lychee. These fruity notes are delicate and add an extra layer of complexity to the overall taste experience.

In summary, Milky Oolong is a complex and sophisticated tea with a unique flavor profile consisting of light creaminess, sweet and mild milky notes, fine nutty and honeyed nuances, subtle floral notes and delicate fruity notes. This combination creates a harmonious and intriguing taste experience that will awaken your senses and delight your taste buds.

How strong is Milky Oolong?​

Milky Oolong is a medium strong tea. If you like a lighter taste, brew the tea shorter. Leaving the tea too long can intensify the flavor and possibly make it more bitter. The optimal brewing time is therefore important to find the perfect balance between the creamy, sweet and floral flavours.

How do you brew Milky Oolong?​

To enjoy Milky Oolong to the fullest, it is important to know the best way to brew this tea. Below are some brewing instructions and tips to prepare the perfect cup of Milky Oolong.

Water quality:

Using fresh, filtered water is crucial to making a good cup of tea. Avoid using tap water as it can affect the taste of the tea due to the presence of minerals and chlorine.

Water temperature:

The ideal water temperature for brewing Milky Oolong is between 80-90°C. It is important not to let the water get too hot, as this can interfere with the delicate flavors of the tea.

Tea Leaves:

Use about 2 grams of tea leaves per 200 ml cup. You can adjust the amount of tea leaves to taste, depending on whether you want a lighter or stronger infusion.


Let the Milky Oolong tea steep for 3-4 minutes. If you let the tea steep longer, it can lead to a bitter taste. To adjust the tea to your own taste, you can vary the steeping time between 2-5 minutes.

Infuse repeatedly:

Milky Oolong is a tea that can be infused several times. You can reuse the tea leaves 2-3 times depending on your taste preference. Please note that the taste may change with each infusion, allowing you to discover different flavor notes.


After steeping, pour the tea into a preheated teacup to prevent the tea from cooling down too quickly. Take the time to enjoy the aroma and taste of the tea.

By following these brewing instructions and tips, you will be able to prepare the perfect cup of Milky Oolong and fully enjoy the complex and refined flavors this special tea has to offer.

Milky Oolong

History of Milky Oolong:

Milky Oolong, also known as Jin Xuan or Nai Xiang, is a relatively recent addition to the world of oolong tea. This unique tea originated in Taiwan in the 1980s, where it was developed by the Tea Research and Extension Station. The tea owes its name to the special, creamy and milky aroma and taste, which distinguishes it from other Oolong teas.

Manufacturing process of Milky Oolong:

Milky Oolong is produced through a careful and specific production process. The tea leaves are picked and then partially oxidized, which is typical of Oolong tea. During the production process, the leaves are subjected to a special treatment that consists of steaming the leaves over milk, which gives them their distinctive creamy and milky aroma and taste. After steaming, the leaves are rolled and dried to obtain the final product.

Health Benefits of Milky Oolong:

Milky oolong not only offers a wonderful taste experience, but also has various health benefits. Here are some of the main benefits:

  1. Antioxidants:
    Like other teas, Milky Oolong contains a host of antioxidants, such as catechins and theaflavins, which can help fight free radicals and prevent cell damage.
  2. Weight management:
    Oolong tea is known for its ability to boost metabolism and promote fat burning, which can aid weight loss and weight management.
  3. Heart Health:
    Drinking Oolong teas, including Milky Oolong, regularly can help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease by improving cholesterol levels and lowering blood pressure.
  4. Stress reduction:
    The presence of the amino acid L-theanine in Milky Oolong can help reduce stress and promote relaxation, making it an ideal choice for moments of rest and reflection.

The unique production process and the delicious taste make Milky Oolong a special tea with a rich history and numerous health benefits. It is an excellent choice for both connoisseurs and enthusiasts looking for a tea that is both tasty and healthy.

Frequently Asked Questions about Milky Oolong​

Do you have a question about using Milky Oolong? Below we have answered the most frequently asked questions for you.

The shelf life of Milky Oolong is typically about two years, provided the tea is kept in a dry, cool, and dark place away from strong odors. Make sure the tea is stored in an airtight container to preserve its quality and flavour.

Yes, Milky Oolong contains caffeine, although the content is lower than in black tea and coffee. The amount of caffeine in a cup of Milky Oolong varies depending on the brewing time and the amount of tea leaves used.

Milky Oolong originated in Taiwan and is mainly grown in this country. The ideal climate and fertile soil of the Taiwanese tea fields contribute to the unique and high-quality taste of Milky Oolong.

Yes, Milky Oolong is naturally gluten-free, as tea leaves do not contain gluten. People with gluten intolerance or celiac disease can safely enjoy this delicious tea.

Traditional Milky Oolong gets its creamy and milky taste from the special steaming process during production. However, there are also flavored varieties of Milky Oolong on the market that contain flavorings to enhance the milky taste. These variants may taste less natural and less authentic than the traditional Milky Oolong.

Milky Oolong is distinguished from other Oolong teas by its creamy and milky taste and aroma. While other Oolong teas can have a wide variety of flavors and aromas such as floral, fruity or even woody, Milky Oolong has a distinctive smooth and creamy texture that makes it loved by many tea drinkers.

Milky oolong leaves can be used several times to make tea. Often the taste gets even better with the second or third infusion. Depending on the quality of the tea leaves and your personal taste preference, the leaves can be reused 3 to 5 times before the flavor wears off.

Since Milky Oolong contains caffeine, it is recommended to limit caffeine consumption during pregnancy. Although the caffeine content is lower than in black tea and coffee, it is advisable to consult with a doctor or midwife before consuming Milky Oolong or other caffeinated teas during pregnancy.

Do you have more questions about Milky Oolong?​​

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Niels' Tip

Experiment with Milky Oolong tea as a flavor enhancer in soups or stews. Add a tea bag or loose tea during the cooking process to add subtle depth and complexity to the dishes. This works particularly well in light, creamy soups or vegetarian stews, where the unique flavors of the Milky Oolong can add an extra dimension.Niels, de owner of The Smallest House Tea Shop, smiles while holding a pack of tea

Category Oolong Tea Brand Het Kleinste Huis EAN13 4801288676903 SKU 304-50
Gluten Gluten free
Lactose Contains lactose
Nuts Nut-free
Country of origin China
Ingredients Oolong, Aroma (lactose)
Amount of tea per cup 1 - 2 tea spoons
Indication brewing time 2 - 3 minutes
Temperature water 80 ºC - 90 ºC (176 °F - 194 °F)
Organically grown? No
Palette Creamy, buttery
Color infusion Light yellow
Caffeine? Yes
Time of day Throughout the day
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