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Tea sample provided by Teavivre for review
Follow up from my previous tasting note.

Had this today in a tall glass mug (2 steeps, 3 mins each), and then in a gaiwan (4 steeps, 50s + 20s resteep) later in the day.
Not sure which method I prefer, but the glass method certainly puts on a good show.

Either way I found this to be a very enjoyable green tea. Better than most of the green tea I’ve bought locally.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 0 min, 45 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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