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To bring out the best in this leaf, make sure to rinse before brewing. Rinsing is simple enough: pour hot water--we suggest 90c--into the teapot or gaiwan with three to four grams of dry leaf and immediately remove the water. This heats up both the apparatus and the leaf and prevents heat loss during the real steeps. Next, brew at same temperature for ninety seconds to two minutes maximum for the first steep. When finished, completely separate the leaf from the brew; the easiest way to do this is to either remove the infuser or pour out the tea into a cup or into a second teapot. Oversteeping will change the flavor and mouthfeel, as well as reducing the maximum re-steeping potential. The complexity of this oolong is well worth the slight increase in brewing difficulty. For our Organic Mountain in particular, a little extra attention to detail will bring out a world of hidden flavors.