261 Tasting Notes

100

when i smell the leaves dry, they smell green and sweet.

when I smell the leaves wet, they smell like vegetables and green and sweet.

when I smell the brewed tea, it smells green and sweet

when I taste the brewed tea, it tastes sweet and green

im not sure how its supposed to be better than other dragon well teas.. but I think it tastes the same

thankyou Thomas kasper for selling me this lovely tea

Flavors: Green, Sweet, Vegetables

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 7 g 5 OZ / 150 ML

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50

im not too much for this tea now. maybe its because of the toast and onion taste.

new score 100 -> 50

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100

this tea is awesome!

when I smell the tea ball dry, it smells green and flowery

when I smell the tea ball wet, it smells like roses and flowers

when I smell the brewed tea, it smells like roses and flowers too

when I taste the brewed tea, it tastes like flowers

many thanks to Thomas kasper for this free sample

Flavors: Floral, Flowers, Green, Rose

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 4 OZ / 130 ML

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50

this is an awesome tea!

when i smell the leaves dry, they smell toasty and like onions

when i smell the leaves wet, they smell toasty, like onions and like dill pickles.

when i smell the brewed tea, it smells like the wet leaves

when i taste the brewed tea, it tastes toasty and like onions! MMMMM

thankyou scott wilson and yunnan sourcing for selling me this yummy tea

Flavors: Dill, Toast, Toasty

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 4 tsp 8 OZ / 250 ML

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70

new score 70

i scored this tea too high in the original post, if you have not seen the original post, click here

http://steepster.com/teas/red-leaf-tea/19590-belgium-chocolate-matcha

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70

when i smell the matcha, i smell chocolate and green tea.

when i smell the brewed matcha tea, i smell chocolate and a hint of orange

when i taste the brewed matcha, i taste chocolate and green tea.

Flavors: Chocolate, Green, Orange

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 1 tsp 8 OZ / 250 ML

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100

what a lovely tea! if you have tried it, what do you like/dislike about it?

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 8 OZ / 250 ML

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100

when i smell the leaves dry, they smell green and spicy.

when i smell the leaves wet, the above smell is intensified.

when i smell the brewed tea, it smells like green tea and spices.

when i taste the brewed tea, it tastes like green and spicy.

many thanks to thomas kasper for this sample :)

Flavors: Green, Spices, Spicy

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 0 min, 15 sec 4 tsp 8 OZ / 250 ML

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90

when i smell the leaves dry, they smell like peppers and flowers.

when i smell the leaves wet, they smell like strong flowers

when i smell the brewed tea, it smells like honey and green tea.

when i taste the brewed tea, it tastes like pepper, honey and green tea

many thanks to scott wilson and yunnan sourcing for this nice tea

Flavors: Floral, Flowers, Honey, Pepper

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 8 OZ / 250 ML

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100

gaiwan way:

1st steep 20s: tastes floral and chalky (in a good way)

2nd steep (Best/final) 40s: it tastes even stronger of the above tastes.

then I got hungry for matcha pancakes so I cut this one short for today

when I smell the leaves dry, I smell nothing.

when I smell the leaves wet. it smells flowery and chalky (in a good way)

many thanks to scott Wilson and Yunnan sourcing for this lovely tea

Flavors: Floral, Flowers

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 5 g 4 OZ / 130 ML

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