According to some legends, if you find good Ti Kuan Yin then you will gain the power to spit fire!
I had never heard of the tea called Iron Goddess of Mercy (or Guanyin/Kuanyin) until I was doing research on Chinese Tea Mythology. Just like Monkey Picked, there is a magical story tied to this tea.
This Assam brews a strong, vibrant and malty beverage. The aroma is light, slightly airy and clearly astringent. The flavor is leafy, malty and similar to the breakfast teas based off the tea grown in the Assam region of India. The liquor is super dark rustic red.
Today's cup is a blend from Fully Loaded Tea called Cucumber Mojo White Tea.
Fully Loaded Tea makes some interesting teas. I've enjoyed their Tomato Rebel Black Tea for a while.