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Finally finished my bag of this and overall I’m not very impressed. Whether it is the tea or the fact that maybe I don’t like like white teas in general I don’t know.

I probably won’t stock up on this again, even if I don’t have anymore white tea in my cupboard. Its one of those “meh” teas for me. When I have more experience with white tea I will form a stronger opinion on this one.

Aidan Morgan

Spring White Pearls is actually a green tea – I ran into the same confusion with Moon Swirl White Tip. I bought a small bag of the pearls a while ago but didn’t really enjoy them much either.

Dorothy

Really? That is disappointing. Why did DavidsTea mark it as white tea? bah! I suppose I wouldn’t enjoy it any better if I knew it was a green tea.

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Aidan Morgan

Spring White Pearls is actually a green tea – I ran into the same confusion with Moon Swirl White Tip. I bought a small bag of the pearls a while ago but didn’t really enjoy them much either.

Dorothy

Really? That is disappointing. Why did DavidsTea mark it as white tea? bah! I suppose I wouldn’t enjoy it any better if I knew it was a green tea.

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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. I try to mostly short steep tea unless it only tastes better with a long steep. I’d rather experience what a tea tastes like over 3 or 12 steeps than just 1 to 3 long steeps.

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!)

85-89: Wonderful, couldn’t expect more but not a favourite.

80-84: 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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