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drank Emerald Lily by Rishi Tea
429 tasting notes

The leaves of this tea are so big its hard to use a teaspoon to get them. So, I used my fingers and used about twice as much tea as I did the first time I drank this. Then I steeped for 6 minutes. The tea was unbelievable and I’m not usually this ecstatic about green teas. The tea had a nutty and orchid fragrance and had a nutty toasty taste with a slightly floral aftertaste. I’m going to start not following directions and experimenting until I get the tea the way I like it. This cup was great.

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205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

“The leaves of this tea are so big its hard to use a teaspoon to get them”… exactly the reason I have a digital scale:)

LadyLondonderry

And exactly why I’ve decided I need one!:) Some of my very favorite teas have ginormous leaves, and measuring them is quite a guessing game.

Dan

I have one ordered but its not here yet.

LiberTEAS

When the leaves are too big for me to use a tea spoon, I pour them out into the palm of my hand to measure them. LOL

LiberTEAS

Oh… and I now wish I would have ordered this when it was the Steepster Select. Not that I need more tea…

LENA

I often use the “pour into my palm” method. I still haven’t decided on which scale to buy. I tend to think of all the teas that I could buy with the money and not the scale. :)

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Cofftea

“The leaves of this tea are so big its hard to use a teaspoon to get them”… exactly the reason I have a digital scale:)

LadyLondonderry

And exactly why I’ve decided I need one!:) Some of my very favorite teas have ginormous leaves, and measuring them is quite a guessing game.

Dan

I have one ordered but its not here yet.

LiberTEAS

When the leaves are too big for me to use a tea spoon, I pour them out into the palm of my hand to measure them. LOL

LiberTEAS

Oh… and I now wish I would have ordered this when it was the Steepster Select. Not that I need more tea…

LENA

I often use the “pour into my palm” method. I still haven’t decided on which scale to buy. I tend to think of all the teas that I could buy with the money and not the scale. :)

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I have been gone from steepster for the last 2 years traveling and getting to know my wife of 42 years better. Now we have retired to North Florida from Maine. We now eat organic and limit our tea selections to proven organic tea companies.
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