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Thanks to Nicole Martin for a sample
This tea comes in a cute brown baggy bag.
Quality Whole Leaf Tea from China
Packaging is 100% reusable, recyclable, biogradable.
www.LittleRedCupTea.com

This is my first Bai Mu Dan that I have reviewed. The tea leaves are dry and crunchy. I boiled some hot water. The flavor was very light.
The taste was light. A light tea taste, sort of when you drink a bit of Pepsi with lots of ice and all the cubes melt. You taste the Pepsi but it is diluted.
This tea reminds me of a tea called Lagg’s, a weak tea that darkens the water, but fails to come up big on flavor or caffeine.

I will blend this with Yerba Mate for now.

9/18/2012 – Tried this tea again. Crunchy leaves. Small cute twigs. Web site www.LittleRedCupTea.com has lots of information and brewing instructions. Here’s my take..
1. Used the best water you can (I’m using NYC tap)
2. The flavor is very faint, floral.
3. Used 1/2 the amount of water.
4. This is a late afternoon or night tea for me.

12/6/2012 It sits on my tea shelf, I haven’t touched it in awhile. I love the graphic brown bag. I’ll keep it around for awhile longer.

Little Red Cup Tea

Hi Hannabling — our Bai Mu Dan is indeed a light tea (as all white teas are) but if you give it another shot, I’d point to the brewing guideline here: http://littleredcuptea.com/pages/brewing-guidelines — White teas are generally brewed cooler than boiling (we shoot for around 170 degrees). A cooler (and perhaps a longer) steep should open up a lot of the flavor you’re looking for.

Best,

Martin @ Little Red Cup Tea

hannabling

Thanks Martin! Will brew some more with a follow up.

hannabling

Another option I haven’t tried is to let it sit in the fridge overnight and try it cold.

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Little Red Cup Tea

Hi Hannabling — our Bai Mu Dan is indeed a light tea (as all white teas are) but if you give it another shot, I’d point to the brewing guideline here: http://littleredcuptea.com/pages/brewing-guidelines — White teas are generally brewed cooler than boiling (we shoot for around 170 degrees). A cooler (and perhaps a longer) steep should open up a lot of the flavor you’re looking for.

Best,

Martin @ Little Red Cup Tea

hannabling

Thanks Martin! Will brew some more with a follow up.

hannabling

Another option I haven’t tried is to let it sit in the fridge overnight and try it cold.

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