Spring Long Juan Tie Guan Yin

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Oolong Tea
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185 °F / 85 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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  • “~_Backlogging and based partially on memory but mostly on my notes_~ _Experience buying from Jing Tea Shop_ http://steepster.com/places/2780-jing-tea-shop-on-line-- I bought a sample of this...” Read full tasting note
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Origine : Inner Anxi County, Fujian Province.
Harvesting area: Long Juan
Harvesting : Spring 2010
Plantation attitude : 800 ~ 1200 meters above sea level.
Plantation varietals : Jin Xin Tie Guan Yin
Grade: AAA

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171 tasting notes

Backlogging and based partially on memory but mostly on my notes

Experience buying from Jing Tea Shop http://steepster.com/places/2780-jing-tea-shop-on-line

I bought a sample of this with an order from them during the late spring of 2011. I brewed it up a couple of times since then.

It looked like any quality Tie Guan Yin I had ever seen pictures of in that it had dark green leaves rolled in tight balls; it smelled fresh and vegetal.

I did six steepings starting out at 187F and 30" and used slightly hotter water and added 15" for each successive one.

Flavor: my notes say it was good through the fifth steeping, but no notes on the sixth (except that I did one).

I believe this was my first TGY (so no rating), thus watching the leaves slowly unfurl through each steeping was quite an experience for me.

The only notes about the wet leaf: “Almost no pieces; nice, full, large, army-green colored leaves with serrated edges”. That’s all I have for now. I still have some, so I hope to update this at some later time.One a final note, I am very slowly starting to appreciate the wonder that is Oolong Tea!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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