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Steep Information:
Amount: 2 heaping tsp
Water: 500ml at 175°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, vegetal
Flavor: vegetal, a little bitter
Body: Light
Aftertaste: grassy, bitter
Liquor: pale translucent yellow-green

I added 1 minute, the same result really.

MilitiaJim insisted it reminded him of genmaichai (toasty, rice)

I don’t have a strong love of green tea, and this one is not amazing enough, at least the way I prepared it, to warrant me getting it again.

I am greatful to LENA for sharing this tea with me, and her amazingly detailed notes and adorable little tupperware packaging.

Images: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2010/08/zhenas-gypsy-tea-loose-leaf-green-tea.html

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

The Gen Mai Cha comparison worries me…

AmazonV

i have no idea what he was tasting, i totally didn’t get any toasty or rice

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Cofftea

The Gen Mai Cha comparison worries me…

AmazonV

i have no idea what he was tasting, i totally didn’t get any toasty or rice

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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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0-25=Bleh! not again if it were free
25-50=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
50-75=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
75-100=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

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Blacksburg, Virginia

Website

http://amazonv.blogspot.com/

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