drank Uji Gyokuro by The Jade Teapot
314 tasting notes

Very light green liquid. Aroma is reminiscent of freshly steamed spinach, overlaid with a mist of white flowers—like gardenias? Tastes like its scent—but more buttery? Hints of cream, even. As the liquid cools, the taste seems “thicker” — almost starchier — and richer flavors seem to appear — like newly boiled garbanzo beans and peas!

Interesting tea! I detected more flavors than I thought I would. A creamy medley of savory greens. I’m kind of hungry for some veggies now!

Edited to add: The white floral component really shines through, on the second steeping. It seems like the “veggie-ness” fades and becomes infused with gardenia petals!

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