Strong enough to be a Japnese green but subtle enough to be a Chinese. For some reason they want you to brew it at 175? I’m getting the impression that TeaVana think all their teas are so delicate they need to be brewed cool. It’s simply not true.
“It has been nearly a month since I drank this one. Other than this morning's Copper Knot Hongcha, this has shaped up to be a green tea sort of a day. Maybe I was in need of more calming vibes than...” Read full tasting note
“I have jumped back into the green teas that *Autumn_Aelwyd* sent me, and when I had a look at the Chinese ones, I thought this one appealed to me more today. I think it's the name. It's that sort...” Read full tasting note
“I steeped this with some dried chrysanthemum flowers. It gave it a nice, sweet floral note. ” Read full tasting note
“So I went to the gas station while I was on break to get some form of coffeenated beverage to take back to work for the closing shift, and I decided on the cold Starbucks mocha frappucinos that you...” Read full tasting note
Praised as ‘green gold’ for centuries, this smooth green tea with a lingering aftertaste was a favorite amongst Chinese Emperors for many dynasties. One bud and two leaves are handpicked at 3,500 feet elevation where the tea trees are always shrouded in clouds and mist. This pure green tea makes an excellent cup anytime of the day.
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The leaves when dried are bright green and tightly rolled into little twists and curls. On a first steep, they unroll partially and have a very vegetal aroma. The tea liquor is a very light green and smells grassy. It has a very light, clear taste. It’s mellow and delicate with notes of honey and almond, and has a smooth, lingering finish.