Nice tea. You need to be sparing in order to not overdo flavor.
“Courtesy of the TTB 1.2 I’m going to be honest, I didn’t think I would like this tea but since I was using the TTB as an opportunity...” Read full tasting note
“This is one absolutely delicious white tea. I bought a tin of this at the Coffee and Tea Festival after having a sample cup of this that was absolutely delicious. The lovely ladies at the Rishi...” Read full tasting note
“Today we had some of this at the office. Jason’s reaction, “Hmmm, this tastes dirty.” Brewed in Huge Glass Teapot” Read full tasting note
“Definitely needed a light tea like this on such a hot day. It’s sweet and refreshing but not overwhelming. I always keep a tin of this on the tea shelf.” Read full tasting note
An exclusive blend of 1st Flush, single bud grades of Fuding Da Hao from Fujian, combined with Mengku Da Yeh and Menghai Da Yeh buds from Yunnan. Our Silver Needle Premium is very unique due to our blend of smooth, umami teas from Fujian and fruity, rich teas from Yunnan. Silver Needle has a smooth nectar like body with a subtle sweet flavor and fruity aroma, and is our most popular white tea. It is best brewed using a generous amount of tealeaves, and by steeping one serving multiple times.
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This is my tea for the week. I haven’t had a silver needle i didn’t like.
And like in music or cinema i try to find positive in everything i encounter.
It was no challenge to find the positive in this tea. The dry leaves have a an earthy and refreshing nose. And of course when liquid, it is very enjoyable. (subtle yet powerful)
I agree with others, you can steep this stuff hard and it’s still very pleasant. Thanks rishi!
I’m grateful that teas like this are available in stores.
I am brewing this exact tea while typing this. Cooled the water down till around 75c or about 170F. The leaves are a bit smaller then I am used to with most silver needle. Let it brew for 2 min. Slightly a little dry, but still with that soothing sweet after taste. For the price it is not bad at all. I think the water for the Rishi variety could have been hotter, like 175-180.