Hairy Crab (Mao Xie)


Wulong (Oolong) Tea

Experience the delicate freshness of our Se Chung Oolong, also known in Chinese as Mao Xie, or Hairy Crab. This tea, celebrated for its fine "hairs" on the backside of the leaves, is a beautifully crafted oolong that strikes a balance between the robustness of black teas and the lightness of green teas. With its partial oxidation, Mao Xie offers a medium-bodied infusion that delights the senses with its vibrant blend of floral and sweet notes.

Benefits: Oolong tea is known for its metabolic benefits and can aid in weight management. Additionally, the antioxidants present in Mao Xie can help reduce oxidative stress, supporting overall wellness.


Origin: Anxi, Fujian Province, China, known for producing exquisite oolong teas with unique characteristics.


Cultivar: Hairy Crab (Mao Xie), a lightly oxidized oolong that offers an incredible freshness and a unique profile among oolong teas.


Tea Appearance: The leaves of Mao Xie are distinctively rolled with a mix of light and dark greens, showcasing the fine hairs that give this cultivar its name. Upon steeping, these leaves unfurl to release the full spectrum of their delicate flavors.


Tasting Notes: Floral, Buttery, Honey, Smooth


Caffeine Content: Moderate - Perfect for those seeking a gentle uplift in energy without the intensity of a full-bodied black tea.


Brewing Instructions: For detailed brewing instructions, visit our comprehensive brew guide under our Brewology Section to learn how to make the perfect cup of tea.


NOTE: Statements regarding the health benefits of ingredients have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Information is for educational purposes only.