Dragon Well (Long Jing)

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Green Tea
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Edit tea info Last updated by Samantha Jo Rogers
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180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 30 sec 4 g 10 oz / 281 ml

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Dragon Well (Long Jing) is the most famous Chinese green tea, named after the Dragon’s Well landmark in the West lake area of the Zhejiang, where the tea originated. Dragon Well is a pan-fired green tea that is flat fried by hand in large woks one small batch at a time according to an artisan processing technique that yields a tea with leaves shaped like the blade of a sword. Each spring, during the prime Dragon Well harvest, we select a unique quality that has a balance of fresh green and smooth toasted flavors. Rishi’s Dragon Well is mellow and smooth with a fresh bittersweet finish and roasted chestnut aroma.

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Rishi Tea specializes in sourcing the most rarefied teas and botanical ingredients from exotic origins around the globe. This forms a palette from which we craft original blends inspired by equal parts ancient herbal wisdom and modern culinary innovation. Discover new tastes and join us on our journey to leave ‘No Leaf Unturned’.

31 Tasting Notes

10 tasting notes

Great mellow tea, nice pale pear colored liquid when properly brewed. 1st infusion one minute, great earthy roasty taste with a light sweet note.

175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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62 tasting notes

Smooth brew with a slight nuttiness. A tea that relaxes me.

175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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9 tasting notes

I treated myself to this somewhat expensive tea and was disappointed. I wish I could say I loved it, but it tasted, to me, of brothy sea water. I got none of the tasting notes described by Rishi and it definitely was not sweet nor had any aroma. I tried making iced tea with it, but still didn’t like it at all. I’ll stay with Rishi’s Ancient Emerald Lily instead.

175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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6 tasting notes

Very pleasant and mild. Neither overly grassy nor earthy. A little sweetness but not too much. Just about a perfect green tea.

180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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84 tasting notes

Beautiful, classic Chinese green tea. I can’t get my family to enjoy Japanese green teas (my personal favourite), because their taste buds have been ruined by grocery store bought “green tea bags” their whole lives. But THIS, they love and can’t get enough of! It’s the Chinese green tea taste they’re looking for – but a million times better.

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16 tasting notes

Just opened a new bag, so smooth.

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207 tasting notes

Last of this lot. Was starting to get a little spinach character.

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