86

The dry color is green, not silver. Soft straw aroma with hints of flowers. Powerful taste, but more like a green tea than a white. Long finish. Each sip seemed a bit more rich and complex. I really like this one. As I got further down in the cup, I noticed a hint of bitterness, which held the score out of the 90s. In terms of style, this seems more like a quality green tea than a silver needle.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 30 sec 1 g 6 OZ / 177 ML

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Retired engineer/physicist.
My ratings will usually be based on multiple tastings. Green and oolong teas are generally 3 grams of tea in 6 oz water for 1 minute. Black teas are 1.5 grams of tea in 6 oz water for 3-4 minutes.

My numerical ratings are all based on how much enjoyment I took from the tea. Since I prefer blacks and oolongs, they will receive higher scores. I also give a couple of extra points to decafs, just because I can drink them in the evening without staying up half the night. I don’t dislike flavored teas, but find that they lack the complexity of finer teas.

90-100 = superior, worth a high price
80-89 = Excellent. Will buy again
70-79 = Good tea, but probably won’t buy
60-69 = Nothing really wrong, but…
Below 60 = Wouldn’t drink again

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