Formosa GABA Oolong

Formosa GABA Oolong

4.33 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

£13.38£26.32

  • Formosa GABA Oolong : Good for health, good for taste.
  • From near Ali Shan, Taiwan, Formosa GABA Oolong is a closed style oolong.
  • Has a dark green-brown leaf producing a yellow-brown liquor in the cup.
  • It is a calming, smooth, buttery with a slightly citrus note and an aroma of tropical fruits.
  • Its production uses a technique discovered in Japan in 1986.
  • The fresh leaf is placed in a nitrogen-rich environment for around eight hours.
  • This increases the natural percentage of Gamma Amino Butyric Acid to over 150mg /100g.
  • GABA is a neuro-transmitter inhibitor.
  • Known to lower blood pressure, lower stress, anxiety and aid mental awareness and memory.
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Product Description

Formosa GABA Oolong : Good for health, good for taste.

From near Ali Shan, Taiwan, Formosa GABA Oolong is a closed style oolong that has a dark green-brown leaf producing a yellow-brown liquor in the cup. It is a calming, smooth, buttery oolong with a slightly citrus note and an aroma of tropical fruits. Its production uses a technique discovered in Japan in 1986 where, prior to partial oxidation, the fresh leaf is placed in a nitrogen-rich environment for around eight hours, at a temperature above 40 C. This increases the natural percentage of Gamma Amino Butyric Acid to over 150mg /100g dry weight. GABA is a neuro-transmitter inhibitor known to lower blood pressure, lower stress, anxiety and aid mental awareness and memory. Infuse for five minutes. The tea can be infused several times.

See the reviews of our GABA oolong on Amanda Wilson’s tea blog and the Love for Tea blog.

Tea from Grey’s Teas

Our teas are loose leaf and we specialise in large leaf grades. All are made using traditional orthodox methods. Our teas are from named tea gardens or defined areas of origin.

Sourcing our tea

This tea has been chosen for its distinctive, balanced flavour, aroma and appearance. Our tea is carefully sourced from long-established shippers. We can therefore guarantee the quality and origin of each tea and that it conforms to UK food and drink health regulations and our own demanding grading requirements.

The benefits of loose leaf tea

This tea enables the full flavour characteristics of the tea to infuse. This tea is chosen for its high grade which imparts the flavour and aroma characteristics for which this tea is best known. A extra time is necessary when infusing large leaf grades but you will be rewarded with a superior, more balanced cup. You will be well rewarded for your patience!

Packing options

There are generally several packing options to choose from. These are 60 grams, 125 grams and 250 grams, the default being 125 grams in a packet. Our silver-coloured packets are a triple laminate of paper, foil and cellophane, specifically designed for tea. Alternatively, you can select a tin caddy for your tea. These square, silver coloured caddies have hinged lids. Again, 60 gram, 125 gram and 250 gram options are generally available as options which can be selected from the drop-down list. Packets and caddies have full-colour labels.

Delivery options

For delivery our standard shipping is second class post unless you choose an alternative option such as first class post or courier. Free UK shipping is available for orders over £30 and free first class post can be chosen for orders over £50.

Storing your tea

Store your tea with care by ensuring it is stored air-tight, away from heat, light, moisture and strong aromas. Our standard best-before period is one year from packing and all teas are packed to order.

A guide to our tea

At the checkout you may choose to receive a free, full-colour, eight-page guide to our tea. For more information about buying our loose leaf teas see our page How to Buy the Best Loose Leaf Tea.

Additional Information

Packing Option

125 gram packet, 125 gram tin, 60 gram packet, 60 gram tin

3 reviews for Formosa GABA Oolong

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Product: .
    Service: Great service and delivery . Good to see a new robust outer for the free of charge orders and delivered very quickly. Thank you !

  2. 4 out of 5

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    Product:
    Service: Have been using Greys teas for awhile now. Fresh tea and quick deliveries. Good company.

  3. 4 out of 5

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    Product: It’s not my favourite flavour but it feels like I’m doing myself good.
    Service: Excellent service only disappointed when favourite tea is out of stock.

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