Lung Ching

A Green Tea from


79 / 100

Calculated from 17 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Butternut Squash, Tobacco, Autumn Leaf Pile, Butter, Grass, Hay, Nutty, Vegetal
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Typical Preparation
Use 131 oz / 3874 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Steep for 2 min, 30 sec
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“I look back on my initial note on this with amusement. Between then and now I have learned to appreciate green tea in general far more, and Dragonwell in particular. For one thing, I was seriously...” Read full tasting note
“Lung Ching is another of our flights this weekend and is an early spring tea and is the standard to which all other green teas are measured. It emotes aromas of steamed bok choy and toasted...” Read full tasting note
“Sweet very mildly vegetal green tea. I quite enjoyed it and will gladly have this as my go to green for a while.” Read full tasting note
“I’m so new to tea that I didn’t realize that I already had Lung Ching because I learned about it through its other common name, Dragonwell, which I’ve bought a couple of times from Teavana. I love...” Read full tasting note


This is one of China’s famous green teas. It is made around Hangzhou City early in the Spring. The small, green leaves make for a brew that has a mild and sweet, almost nut-like flavor.

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