El Gawhara

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drank Green Tea by El Gawhara
187 tasting notes

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66
drank Green Tea by El Gawhara
187 tasting notes

In previous logs I forgot to mention that the leaves have a rather interesting bluish colour to them. Thought you should know

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66
drank Green Tea by El Gawhara
187 tasting notes

It’s exactly what I needed this morning. Perfect

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66
drank Green Tea by El Gawhara
187 tasting notes

EllieTea4Me sent me this tea for a tea exchange. I have had it a few times but didn’t really know how to describe it. Then I came home from work and had it next to my Whittard Gunpowder Tea as a comparison. The water was about 88 degC soo a bit hotter than I would have liked, but I couldn’t be bothered to perfect it.

The gunpowder tea was a more rounded flavour and this El Gawhara had less of an initial flavour but a more intense aftertaste. El Gawhara reminded me slightly of sprouts and the gunpowder more of broccoli I suppose. So far the Gunpowder tea is winning, although I do like El Gawhara – and I like sprouts too! Even though the Gunpowder tea had a more rounded flavour the El Gawhara seemed to be filling. I know there won’t be any difference, but El Gawhara seemed more like a food, and that’s what I needed, because I haven’t eaten since lunchtime and I come back from work hungry.

So there you have it, two quite different green teas that I will drink in different situations and I will enjoy them both

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