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drank Ali Shan by thepuriTea
709 tasting notes

Steep Information:
Amount: ~8g
Water: 1,000ml filtered water 180°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 3 minutes, 4 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: not much of a smell
Steeped Tea Smell: nutty, vegetal
Flavor: silky, vegetal, nutty
Body: Light
Aftertaste: slightly bitter, vegetal, smooth
Liquor: translucent yellow-green

3 minutes was too weak, 4 was a little bitter, perhaps 3:30 would have been best?

It’s a light, clean, smooth tea. This would be a poor choice as a breakfast tea, but is nice for afternoon supping.

Good but not irreplaceable.

Pictures: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2010/07/thepuritea-loose-leaf-oolong-tea-ali.html

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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I am The Devotea USA. I love caffeine! I prefer tea to coffee. I prefer my flavors to be in your face, not subtle. I plan to use this blog to keep track of the teas I have tried.

I get my daily dose of caffeine from Starbucks (Grande soy no water chai latte).

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