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drank Organic Long Jing by Steepster
517 tasting notes

Last of my January Steepster box! Woohoo! And I beat the deadline too.

This green tea is a dragonwell and is a little similar to previous dragonwell teas that I have drunk. It is very vegetal in the aroma and a bit less so but still strongly present in the taste of the first steep. I thought the sips from this steep ended on something of a mineral note. This is pleasant, but only that. I prefer Verdant’s Dragonwells much better from the ones that I have had. This smells like the lovely soy beans that I enjoy tasting in these types of teas but the taste is more grassy than soy bean and as the cup cools farther, the grass comes out and the vegetables retreat, though the mineral note is still there.

ETA Second steep is much better. The vegetativeness (is that a word?) is much stronger. I think I’m tasting the nutty notes near the middle to end of a sip, masking the mineral notes a bit.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 30 sec
Callipygian

Great description, I agree 100%
I’m curious, what was the deadline?

Starfevre

January 27th for reviews.

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Callipygian

Great description, I agree 100%
I’m curious, what was the deadline?

Starfevre

January 27th for reviews.

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Single, vegetarian, asexual, 5 cats. Airplane Engineer. I drink most of my tea with a bit of sugar and all the ones with a black tea base with a little bit of milk too. I’m super sensitive to bitterness and spiciness so I tend to avoid those.

I am also a flavoured matcha latte fanatic.

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