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This is a very delicate and delicious tea, but unfortunately it can only be steeped about 3 times effectively before is losses quite a bit of flavor.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 1 min, 30 sec
Fred

I usually only get 2 maybe 3 infusions with most of my green teas. They just don’t hold up that well for multiple infusions. I would suggest trying some of the less oxidized orchid oolongs if you want something that you can steep multiple short times. They are hardy enough to be steeped multiple times but light enough to still have that mellow delicate taste you are looking for.

Teafreak

Agreed, I usually steep my greener oolongs about 6-7 times if possible. Usually though I can get 3-4 steeps out of high quality greens, but this one is a pre qing-ming green so it comes really early in the season

Fred

Teafreak what are your thoughts on teatrekker? I think they have great quality tea and they are very knowledgeable and know how to treat their customers, even online customers right. Have you had the same level of service I have had?

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Fred

I usually only get 2 maybe 3 infusions with most of my green teas. They just don’t hold up that well for multiple infusions. I would suggest trying some of the less oxidized orchid oolongs if you want something that you can steep multiple short times. They are hardy enough to be steeped multiple times but light enough to still have that mellow delicate taste you are looking for.

Teafreak

Agreed, I usually steep my greener oolongs about 6-7 times if possible. Usually though I can get 3-4 steeps out of high quality greens, but this one is a pre qing-ming green so it comes really early in the season

Fred

Teafreak what are your thoughts on teatrekker? I think they have great quality tea and they are very knowledgeable and know how to treat their customers, even online customers right. Have you had the same level of service I have had?

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I began my tea adventure when a counselor at Spanish camp introduced me to yerba mate. From there I soon started to embrace all different kinds of tea.

Currently my favorite tea is dragonwell, with silver needles being a close second. I really enjoy trying new teas and experimenting with different steep times and temperatures,

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