Ben Shan oolong, also known as Anxi Ben Shan oolong (sometimes translated as original mountain or source mountain oolong), is one of the Anxi oolongs which comes from Anxi County of Fujian province, China.
Ben Shan has a similar taste as Tie Guan Yin and it is difficult for tea drinkers who are not familiar with them to tell apart the two varietals.
The leaves of the tea are ellipse in shape with a color of yellow green. The brewed tea is orange in color with a light and floral flavor. It has expressive flourish smell and fruity aftertaste.
Ben Shan tea can be infused 4-6 times. It is well suitable for Kung Fu style preparing.