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drank Laoshan White by Verdant Tea
988 tasting notes

SIPDOWN! I thought I didn’t have this one in my cupboard, but I forgot I logged it under Laoshan White rather than it’s true name, Immortal Springs Laoshan White, probably did because this one has more reviews lol. Anyways, this tea was quite tasty while it lasted, a different type of white tea that is almost like Laoshan Green but just a bit nuttier and lighter and not quite as beany. Tonight was especially nutty tasting, bordering a bit on bitter due to it being the last bits of tea in the bag. But still delicious, probably can get a few more steeps out of it if I want as well, have had 4 between me and the guy. A nice, different white tea profile, and I am very happy I had the chance to try this one while it was available! See previous notes :)

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 0 min, 15 sec
Bonnie

I’ve hoarded this one…it makes me…hum…feel centered.

MissLena

Yes it has a relaxing but grounding way about it, I love the freshness, but I’ve had that bag since like last year I think, it was time to let it go unfortunately

Dag Wedin

Hm I just have to get this. I love white teas :)

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Bonnie

I’ve hoarded this one…it makes me…hum…feel centered.

MissLena

Yes it has a relaxing but grounding way about it, I love the freshness, but I’ve had that bag since like last year I think, it was time to let it go unfortunately

Dag Wedin

Hm I just have to get this. I love white teas :)

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Hello all, I am an electrical engineer (read:NERD :D), who is a bit obsessed with tea! I discovered loose tea in 2011, DAVIDsTEA in 2012 and it took off from there. I really started drinking/enjoying tea because it was excellent to take to class in the morning and because I can’t handle coffee! (unless it’s a really good cappuccino or latte, or decent decaf haha)

I enjoy a variety of teas – current favorites being ripe and raw pu’erhs, chinese black teas and herbal/green rooibos blends. I also enjoy white, green, and oolong teas, although I tend to drink them more in the warmer months. I have also tried matcha and guayusa, but I don’t drink them too often as I am a bit sensitive to caffeine. As a result I don’t drink black teas as often as I used to, but in moderation I can still enjoy a wide variety of teas.

Oh, and I have a severe peanut allergy and try to avoid most other nuts, just to be safe. Limits my tea choices a bit, but that’s ok. However I have tried almonds and found out I can eat them, so I have been trying a few teas with them in them.

MissLena’s rating system
(as of 04/19/13)

95+: Absolute favorite, will try to always have it in stock, and when I don’t I pine over it!
90-94: Awesome teas, will probably purchase again a few times
80-89: Very good tea, may restock at some point
70-79: happy to have tried and will gladly finish, but not restock
60-69: not horrible, but not the best, will finish if I have some though
50-59: not a favorite, probably will have a tough time finishing the bag
-50: yuck. I don’t want to have it ever again.

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