Dian Hong-Gold Buds-Premium

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Black Tea
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Flavors
Cocoa, Coffee, Earth, Floral, Fruity, Grass, Sweet
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  • “I keep changing my mind about this one, I’ve had like 3 sessions of it this week, that never happens (granted I’m mostly trying to drink down some of my teas right now .. While waiting...” Read full tasting note
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    cowsdef 96 tasting notes
  • “Another from dexter this one is a really smooth brew with lots of chocolate notes. This of course falls in to that comment dxter made a while back – about how many of a...” Read full tasting note
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    Silaena 7729 tasting notes
  • “This was the tea I was drinking at work today. The lesson of the day was “don’t judge a book by it’s cover”. I opened the samples packages and was immediately disappointed....” Read full tasting note
    Dexter 981 tasting notes

From ESGREEN

Yunnan is a region in China known for producing excellent black tea. Yunnan black is famous for its fat golden buds and our Yunnan Black Tea has a high concentration of these golden buds.
During third century BC, the central area of Yunnan, around present day Kunming (major city), was known as ‘Dian’. The name Dian Hong means “Yunnan Black tea”. Often Yunnan black teas are referred to as Dian Hong teas.

Other names: Yun Nan Black Tea, Gold bud, Yunnan Pure Gold

Grade:Premium

Appearance:
The leaves are purely golden in color and the infusion is amberish/yellow color.

After Brewing:
Tea brewed from our Dian Hong has a reddish brown color. The liquor is in bright red and orange color.

Taste:
Exceptionally smooth and delicate tea, with hint of malty taste. The aroma is strong sugary and floral with a slight roasted undertone.

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5 Tasting Notes

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96 tasting notes

I keep changing my mind about this one, I’ve had like 3 sessions of it this week, that never happens (granted I’m mostly trying to drink down some of my teas right now .. While waiting for more to arrive .. and this is one that’s not overly exciting but is still thoroughly enjoyable, I saw that I’d given it a 66, and well that doesn’t seem reasonable. And I remember, before that I had a 93 here so I’m gonna put it somewhere in between and hopefully I won’t need to change it again.. The flavours are all quite nice, very chocolatey and floral, but the body is really disappointingly thin and well pretty boring, but hey It’s better than it has any right to be at ~$3/oz.

I’ll get back to doing more proper reviews soon once I get some stuff to write about!

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7729 tasting notes

Another from dexter this one is a really smooth brew with lots of chocolate notes. This of course falls in to that comment dxter made a while back – about how many of a certain kind of tea do you really need? lol I quite enjoyed this one this morning and it makes me curious to try more es green teas if this is what they are selling. Thanks again for the sample dex!

OMGsrsly

Do you brew all these Western style?

Sil

depends on my mood. I always try to do a western brew because that’s how i take my travel mugs to work. if they don’t work via travel mug/western brew then it’s a harder choice to make in terms of keeping it in my cupboard.

OMGsrsly

Good idea. I’ll try half my samples gong fu and the other half western.

Sil

SO MANY TEAS!

OMGsrsly

Ugh I know.

OMGsrsly

65 that are 20g or less. That’s still 2-3 cups, unless I make GIANT MUGS.

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981 tasting notes

This was the tea I was drinking at work today. The lesson of the day was “don’t judge a book by it’s cover”.
I opened the samples packages and was immediately disappointed. The leaves were not all gold – about 60-40 gold/black – they weren’t as fuzzy as I would expect from a premium gold bud. Awwww – this isn’t what I was wanting.
It may not be the prettiest gold bud I’ve ever seen, but wow is it tasty. This is a great Dian hong. first couple of steeps are really chocolaty, smooth, sweet – but no starchy sweet potato. Fantastic tea. I’m really sorry that I only ordered samples of this – if I ever order from esgreen again – I’ll be picking more of this up.

TheTeaFairy

Sounds like a treat :-)

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