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wow, I am learning more about white tea every day! I upped the rating on this one today. Using cooled water, a lot of leaf and a slight 60 second steep was the key to success with this one. It now has a gentle lilac/vanilla aroma and taste. delicate and nice!

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160 °F / 71 °C 1 min, 0 sec
ScottTeaMan

That’s how I prepare my whites. More leaf, shorter steeps, & then I gradually increase steep time and temp until the flavor wanes. I usually get 4-5 good steeps from the same leaves, and since I guesstimate my leaf amount, and water temp, the whole experience varies. I like it that way.

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ScottTeaMan

That’s how I prepare my whites. More leaf, shorter steeps, & then I gradually increase steep time and temp until the flavor wanes. I usually get 4-5 good steeps from the same leaves, and since I guesstimate my leaf amount, and water temp, the whole experience varies. I like it that way.

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My profile pic is of a pink dahlia at Golden Gate Park.

Hobbies include: tea, making art, animals, vegan things, buddhism, nature, creativity, books, writing, cooking, meditation, yoga.

I am a fan of many different teas but my favorites are blacks and oolongs, chai, also like darjeeling and pu-erh. I’n always learning and expanding my horizons!

Dislikes include: bergamot, jasmine, highly tannic or bitter teas, overly judgmental and bitter people. :)

Live in San Francisco, I’m a SINK (single income, no kids) and love the urban life, but traveling out to the middle of nowhere is always fun too.

I tend to not drink things I know I will hate so a lot of my tea ratings are on the higher side. Here’s my rating system, sorta

95-100 I love this tea and would like to keep it around

94-90 An excellent tea which I may or may not repurchase

89-80 Pretty good, above average

79-70 Acceptable

69-60 Mundane – Will probably drink it if I have it

59-50 Ick

49 and below Nasty

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