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180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 45 sec 5 g 7 oz / 217 ml

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Green tea from the Chinese village of Dragon Well (Lung Ching in local parlance). Dragon Well tea has a distinguished shape. Its leaves are broad and flat, a result of laborious drying. There is something to show for this hard work: Dragon Well tea is refreshingly smooth, sweet and delicate, among the very best of Chinese greens. Our ‘Dragon Well Requiem’ is a First Grade version of this truly sublime tea.

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182 tasting notes

well, this is ok. i think with a name like “dragonwell” i thought it would be spectacular, but it is not. (spectacularly what, i’m not sure)
it is not bad. it is green, vegetal (vegetable-y?), earthy, it is fine. it is not spectacular. it is not bad. i am neutral on this one.

185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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564 tasting notes

This tea surprised me. I didn’t like it at first, but I made a whole pot of it and by the time I got to the last cup I had fallen in love.

First let me say I didn’t follow the recommended instructions! I tend to just let tea steep until it looks like it’s done, and by the time this was done the tea was a medium gold color. At first I didn’t like it, because at first taste it’s slightly bitter and strongly green. The aftertaste is sweet and clean, though, and it had me reaching for another cup. I’d definitely recommend steeping this a little longer, because three minutes isn’t enough.

6 min, 30 sec

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84 tasting notes

Sarah thought it was really good.
Brad likes it too. 

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10 tasting notes

my morning cup for today and I must say it’s a good cup of green tea….

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10 tasting notes

Dry Leaf Nose: Vegetal with slight floral notes

Liqour: A light Green-Yellow color

Flavour: Slightly grassy with an ending dryness. Also there is a slight tang present.

Please Note: A quick rinse was done on the leaves.

175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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237 tasting notes

When I opened the package, the dry leaves smelled strongly and unpleasantly grassy. I was concerned, but plunged forward.

Once brewed, it turned out really nice—there was a touch of grassy flavor, but it was subtle, and not the ugly harsh sort of grassy. Mostly it was a bright but gentle blend of other scents and flavors, with a sweet kind of spinachy vegetal, a hint of spring blossoms and honey, and just a bit fruity. The spinach comes out more on the second steep.

180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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11 tasting notes

Dragon Well is one of my favorite green teas ever, so this one really disappoints me. I don’t know why, but every time I make this particular brand of Dragonwell, it’s bitter and tasteless. I’ve tried varying steep time and temperature, but it never seems to come out tasting like Dragon Well at all. Sad :(

185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 45 sec

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Tastes like spinach water extremely grassy and just plain horrible the leaves are dark and broken and not very attractive This is the first of 7 teas I ordered from Adagio.com I hope the others are better than this because this was not a very good start for our business relationship.

180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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7 tasting notes

Can’t really remember what time I set this to, but this is the first tea I’ve ever had that managed to actually taste significantly sweet without sugar! All I remember is that I turned off the boiling water and let it sit for about 10 – 15 minutes, then poured it up and waited about 3 to 3.5 minutes and I got what was lovely, grassy, smooth, and delicately sweet tea! I’m definitely gonna buy more of this stuff when Adagio restocks!

190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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255 tasting notes

This is a very easy drinking green tea, as it is surprisingly smooth, a little buttery, and very light, with a planty taste.

190 °F / 87 °C 1 min, 15 sec

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