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This is my first white tea and I really liked the flavors. The smoothness of the tea and the flavors reminded me mostly of green tea without the grassy flavors. Definitely a good anytime tea. 1.5 tsps in 12oz cup, 180º for 7 minutes.
You don’t use much leaf. I average about a TB per 6oz of water. Have you considered backing off substantially on the steeping time instead of using less leaf? After a lot of people commented on Adagio’s excessively long suggested steepage times, I’ve tried a few at 3min and found that oddly enough the flavor pops even more. If you decide to try a short steeping time, let me know what you think of it:)
While I agree that I probably don’t use as much tea as I “should” I kind of wonder if using more tea in less time is just the same as less tea with more time. I’ll have to explore that. For the time being I’ll enjoy using less leaf so I don’t go through it as fast and get my money’s worth. Thanks for the input though.
No problem Kyle. The delete buttons came back so I used them:) The one thing I’ve found is using more time vs. more leaf produces a bitter, boring taste even though it isn’t strong while using more leaf makes the flavors more vibrant… to me at least, and my taste buds can be quite odd sometimes lol. I always joke that they’re ADHD:)
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