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  • “The second tea in my Sips By box. This was all right as well. I drank it a few days ago. It was definitely one of those green teas that gives me a headache so although it tasted pretty good,...” Read full tasting note

From Easthill Tea Co

Tasting Note: Herbaceous, Seaweed, Roasted

Region: Hangzhou, China

Year: 2017

The most prestigious green tea in the world, Dragonwell is cultivated in Keqi’s hometown, Hangzhou. According to legend, around the year 250, a monk came across a dragon hiding in a well. He told the villagers what he found, and they saw it as good luck, naming the well “Dragon’s Well”. It turned out the monk had actually only found swirling water in the well due to a storm. Later, the village near the well and the tea grown there were named Dragonwell.

Dragonwell gained its fame when the Chinese emperor, Qianlong, visited Hangzhou in the 1700s and fell in love with the tea. Since then, Dragonwell has become the most popular green tea in China.

The best quality Dragonwell is picked in March and early April. Dragonwell is pan-fried to prevent oxidation, so it has a flat shape and toasted taste.

About Easthill Tea Co View company

Easthill Tea Co. is a Chicago-based company specializing in small batch, premium loose leaf tea. Founder, Keqi Meng, travels directly to farms in China, Taiwan and Japan to curate his list of teas and believes each is best enjoyed in its natural state, straight-up.

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The second tea in my Sips By box. This was all right as well. I drank it a few days ago. It was definitely one of those green teas that gives me a headache so although it tasted pretty good, seaweed and asparagus mostly in the first steep, which was the only steep I did, though it was good for at least 3, I gave the rest of this away. How’s that for a run-on sentence?

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