Tea type
Green Tea
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Flavors
Corn Husk, Roasted nuts, Zucchini
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Average preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 45 sec 5 g 7 oz / 200 ml

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  • “Got this at a half price tea sale whole foods was having- expiration date on the container was january of 2015, so I thought I would give it a go. Opening the tin, the aroma was fresh cut...” Read full tasting note
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    excyclist 8 tasting notes
  • “This tea has an almost roasted flavor with some nice playful green notes, robust and zingy. There are hints of roasted corn and zucchini and maybe some toasted pecan, really small hints of green...” Read full tasting note
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    ShiningLion 149 tasting notes
  • “I liked this tea. Both steeps tasted surprisingly similar--grassy, buttery, and a bit nutty. Good tea, but I wouldn't buy it again. It reminds me of Tazo's China Green Tips, my favorite Tazo tea...” Read full tasting note
    Mark Ross 42 tasting notes
  • “I love this version of Dragon Well! It's buttery and delicious, and for some reason has a hint of pistachio nut in the flavor. Tastes more like a snack than a tea. Highly recommend!” Read full tasting note
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    Remki 11 tasting notes

From The Republic of Tea

Lao Tzu Tea – Among the most celebrated teas in China. This top-grade Lung Ching is famous for its jade green color, earthy aroma, mellow taste and long flat leaf.

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The Republic of Tea is a progressive and socially conscious business recognized for being the leading purveyor of more than 200 premium teas and herbs, ready-to-drink iced teas and more. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a tea revolution in America with the purpose of enriching people’s lives through the experience of premium teas and a Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp lifestyle.

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8 tasting notes

Got this at a half price tea sale whole foods was having- expiration date on the container was january of 2015, so I thought I would give it a go.

Opening the tin, the aroma was fresh cut grass- pleasant enough- the leaves looked in good shape but there were quite a few stems as well. Not so sure about the descripton as “top grade”

3 minutes at 180 degrees got a pleasantly nutty and vegetal taste. So this one was ok in my book- not thrilling, but decent at the price of just over 4 bucks for 75 g. The full price of 8.75 would be silly though. If you can pick it up for a song, go for it. Otherwise, your money would be better spent elsewhere.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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149 tasting notes

This tea has an almost roasted flavor with some nice playful green notes, robust and zingy. There are hints of roasted corn and zucchini and maybe some toasted pecan, really small hints of green bean. There’s a little sweetness to the tea as well. The flavor is long-lasting and really lingers on the tongue with a bit of hui gan. Honestly, this is the first Dragon Well tea I can recall really enjoying. The last one I had was really intense and tasted like fried chicken. I still long for the day when I can try the fabled Xi Hu Long Jing. If I were a lion in China, Lion Mountain is where I’d probably hang out and drink tea, anyway. ;3

The repeat infusions on this tea had very nice flavor as well, more robust than I usually get with green teas.

Flavors: Corn Husk, Roasted nuts, Zucchini

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 0 sec 5 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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42 tasting notes

I liked this tea. Both steeps tasted surprisingly similar—grassy, buttery, and a bit nutty. Good tea, but I wouldn’t buy it again. It reminds me of Tazo’s China Green Tips, my favorite Tazo tea (usually I stay away from Tazo). Since I work at Starbucks, I can get CGT for free. But for those who can’t do the same, I’d recommend this over CGT. Again, very good, just not enough to make me want to buy a tin.

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I love this version of Dragon Well! It’s buttery and delicious, and for some reason has a hint of pistachio nut in the flavor. Tastes more like a snack than a tea. Highly recommend!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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Good but not great, looks like dried lawn clippings. Not sure why it’s called “Famous Green Cooling Tea”

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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