295 Tasting Notes

100

this is an awesome tea :D

when i smell the tea dry, it smells sweet and like popcorn.

when i smell the tea wet, the smell is intensified.

when i smell the brewed tea, it smells sweet.

when i taste the brewed tea, it tastes sweet with a hint of popcorn

many thanks to toad thomas for this sample :D

Flavors: Popcorn, Sweet

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 0 sec 5 g 8 OZ / 250 ML

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100

when i smelled the leaves dry, they smelled musty :D

when i smelled the leaves wet, they smelled toasty and sweet

when i smelled the brewed tea, it smelled toasty and sweet

when i tasted the brewed tea, it tasted toasty and sweet

many thanks to sophia yang for this lovely tea sample

Flavors: Musty, Sweet, Toasty

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 5 g 5 OZ / 160 ML

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100

a nice smooth tea

when i smell the tea dry, it has a nice but weak musty smell. :)

when i smell the tea wet, it smells sweet and floral.

when i smell the brewed tea, it smells sweet and floral

when i taste the brewed tea, it tastes smooth, sweet and floral.

many thanks to Sophia yang for selling me this awesome tea :D

Flavors: Floral, Smooth, Sweet

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 0 sec 6 g 8 OZ / 250 ML

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30

i don’t like this tea much anymore, it’s hard to steep without rinsing till soft then breaking up. but my dear friend Thomas Edward(toad) would love to try it :D so I’m sending it to him as a trade :D

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100

so i have no had this tea in months, it was sitting in my dresser. so it still tastes really good :D

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 45 sec 7 g 250 OZ / 7393 ML

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100

so i won one tea ball of this from teavivre

when I smell the tea ball dry, it smells like flowers.

when I smell the bloomed flower it smells sweet and flowery

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

when i taste the brewed tea, it tastes like white tea and flowers

Flavors: Floral, Flowers, Sweet

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 8 OZ / 230 ML
Roughage

Simple and to the point. :)

Kirkoneill1988

Thankyou :)

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100
drank Gokujo Hojicha by Ippodo
295 tasting notes

so there is a tie between my top two favorite teas. this and dragonwell (long jing) also my dear followers , have you tried this tea? was it from ippodo or elsewhere? what did you think of it?

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100

so i had this along with another tea (not mixed of course) and this tea is still a decent tea :)

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 7 g 9 OZ / 260 ML

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100

still a great tea. however I don’t know why they called it a white tea when It really is a puehr. :/

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 7 g 9 OZ / 260 ML

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100
drank Gokujo Hojicha by Ippodo
295 tasting notes

so i had some of this tea today, and i still think its an awesome tea!

i was thinking while drinking this tea:

boy, it sure is raining p’s and q’s! someone in the world must not be minding their own business. oh! that’s you reading my review! ha ha ha ha just kidding. i’m glad you are reading my reviews :D

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 30 sec 10 g 250 OZ / 7393 ML

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