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Tea provided by Teavivre for review

Tasting this again today (after my review 2 years ago) brought back a lot of pleasant memories. It’s just as wonderful as my first encounter. Smooth, vibrant and vegetal flavour that is associate with Dragon Well.

Overall my preference on this tea hasn’t changed. It’s a big step up in flavour from their cheapest Dragon Well, and a fair compromise to the more expensive ones. I think it makes a great gift, because for some reason a lot of Dragon Well I’ve had in Canada is of poor quality. But it’s not so expensive that I feel that it will be wasted or too extravagant a gift.

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175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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I don’t log tea every time I drink it. Tasting notes tend to be about either one style of brewing or a new experience. It is helpful for me to look back on my notes and see what a tea tasted like or which steeping parameter worked best for me.

When I write “tsp”, the measurement I use is a regular western teaspoon. Not a tea scoop

What my tea ratings mean:

99-100: Teas that blow my mind! An unforgettable experience. Savoured to the last drop. I felt privileged to drink this.

90-98: Extraordinary, highly recommended, try it and you won’t be disappointed (and if you are, mail me the tea!)

80-89: Excellent, a treasured experience but not a favourite.

70-79: Good but could be better. Above average.

60-69: Average, unexceptional, not something I would buy again. Slightly disappointed. I’d rather drink water.

50-0: Varying degrees of sadness

No rating: Mixed feelings, can’t decide whether I like it or not, not enough experience with that sort of tea to rate it. A dramatic change of heart.

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Ontario, Canada

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