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5 Tasting Notes

73

Before tasting this green tea, I’d decided I didn’t like green teas. This tea is quite different from what I’d associated with green tea – it’s more delicate on the palate and (like miss sweet says) not too astringent.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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81

yum yum yum. This is a lovely black tea. Be careful not to leave in the teapot though, can get a bit ‘stewed’ if over-brewed.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec

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59

a good evening tea, or to beat the 3pm sugar cravings at work.
I like to mix with a little peppermint and honey.

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100

hands down the best earl grey ever.
it’s full-bodied without being sour – so delicious!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec

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70

subsequent brews are much tastier than the first.
the smell put me off a bit, but the liquid is light and rounded in flavour

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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I improvise.
I drink a lot of tea.
I often do too much.
I like to laugh.

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Website

http://merrilee.me

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