Tanzania Usambara Oolong

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Discover the unique charm of Tanzania Usambara Oolong, a tea that captures the essence of the Usambara Mountains in every sip. This special Oolong tea, from the fertile slopes of Tanzania, offers a rare tea sensation that will enchant both the experienced tea lover and the curious explorer. Grown with care and passion, Tanzania Usambara Oolong is distinguished by its refined flavor profile and profound aromas. It is a true experience of mildly aromatic flavors, a soft sweetness with a hint of spiciness that takes you on a journey to the heart of Tanzania.

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What does Tanzania Usambara Oolong taste like?

Tanzania Usambara Oolong has a unique flavor profile that is somewhere between the light freshness of green tea and the rich depth of black tea. This Oolong is mild, with an aromatic complexity that is soft on the tongue. A symphony of flavors unfolds with every sip: from the initial subtle sweetness to the afterplay of spicy warmth. The tea offers a slightly sweet aftertaste, with notes of honey, thanks to the high altitude of the plantations where these rare leaves are grown. It is a tea that both invigorates and relaxes, perfect for moments of reflection or conviviality.

How strong is Tanzania Usambara Oolong?​

The strength of Tanzania Usambara Oolong can be adjusted to personal preference, but typically the tea remains soft and inviting, even when steeped for longer. This ensures that the tea has a broad appeal and is suitable for different times of the day. The art of brewing plays a crucial role in bringing out the rich nuances of this tea. Too long a brewing time will deepen the complex flavors without making the tea bitter, a testament to the quality and care with which this Oolong is produced.

How do you brew Tanzania Usambara Oolong?

The ideal method of preparing Tanzania Usambara Oolong is with care and attention to detail. Use fresh, filtered water at 100°C and let the tea steep for 2-3 minutes for a perfect balance between mildness and depth of flavor. One teaspoon per 250 ml of water is enough to experience the complexity and richness of this tea. Preparing this Oolong is not only a ritual but also a moment of peace and reflection, where every sip tells a story of tradition, craftsmanship and the beauty of Tanzania.

Tanzania Usambara Oolong: An Experience

Tanzania Usambara Oolong: An Analysis


Tanzania Usambara Oolong comes from the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania, an area with suitable climate and soil for tea production. This region is relatively new to tea production compared to traditional tea countries. The local farmers have developed the cultivation of Oolong tea, resulting in a tea with a distinctive taste and quality that has received international recognition.

Unique Properties

This Oolong tea is distinguished by its specific growing conditions, including the volcanic soil and the specific climate of the Usambara Mountains. This tea is less oxidized than most Oolong teas, resulting in a fresher taste with light sweet and spicy notes. These characteristics make Tanzania Usambara Oolong interesting for both tea lovers and connoisseurs who want to investigate the influence of terroir on tea.

Health benefits

Tanzania Usambara Oolong is rich in antioxidants, which help reduce inflammation and fight free radicals. Antioxidants in tea may also help reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases. Studies suggest that Oolong tea can speed up metabolism and contribute to weight management. In addition, this tea contains theanine, an amino acid that can have relaxing effects, which makes this tea suitable for stress reduction and sleep improvement.


Tanzania Usambara Oolong represents a modern branch in the world of tea culture, characterized by the unique composition of its growing environment. It not only offers a unique taste experience but also contributes to health, making it a valuable addition to any tea drinker's collection. Combining its origins, flavor profile and health benefits, Tanzania Usambara Oolong stands as a notable choice among the broad spectrum of teas.

Frequently asked questions about Tanzania Usambara Oolong​

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

Store the tea in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and odors to preserve its freshness and aromas.

Yes, thanks to its mildly aromatic flavors and natural properties, this tea can contribute to relaxation and stress reduction.

Definitely, this Oolong is versatile enough to be enjoyed at any time of the day, from morning to evening.

When properly stored, the tea can retain its quality for up to two years, so you can enjoy your purchase for a long time.

The unique geographical location, the specific climate of the Usambara Mountains, and the careful production methods give this tea its distinctive flavor profile.

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Category Products Brand Het Kleinste Huis In stock 4 Items SKU 308-50
Gluten Gluten free
Lactose Lactose-free
Nuts Nut-free
Country of origin
Ingredients Oolong
Amount of tea per cup 1 - 2 tea spoons
Indication brewing time
Temperature water 80 ºC - 90 ºC (176 °F - 194 °F)
Color infusion Copper
Caffeine? Yes
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