Ancient Emerald Lily

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Calculated from 40 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 15 oz / 451 ml of water
Set water temperature to 180 °F / 82 °C
Steep for 4 min, 15 sec
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“Brewed it this morning. Tasted floral and of corn. Still quite delicious. Brew it once, then stop. Does not hold up to re-steep. Well, for me at least. I do not know why This came out in a...” Read full tasting note
“I’m a bit at loose ends tonight because my evening activity, a hockey game, doesn’t start until 9pm central. So I’m waiting and kind of being unproductive. So I thought I’d do something...” Read full tasting note
“The leaves of this tea are so big its hard to use a teaspoon to get them. So, I used my fingers and used about twice as much tea as I did the first time I drank this. Then I steeped for 6 minutes....” Read full tasting note
“Hrm. So maybe this whole work tea experience isn’t working out quite as well as I hoped! So I figured I’d finish off the sample that takgoti sent me, and try some Ancient Emerald Lily at work (I...” Read full tasting note


This unique green tea is hand harvested especially for Rishi Tea from Yunnan’s old growth forest tea trees. Emerald Lily has a brisk, fresh flavor that is well balanced with aromatic notes of wildflowers and toasted pine nut. Green tea from Yunnan’s old growth trees contains a higher content of polyphenols and natural tea antioxidants than other green teas.

About Rishi Tea

Rishi Tea specializes in sourcing the most rarefied teas and botanical ingredients from exotic origins around the globe. This forms a palette from which we craft original blends inspired by equal parts ancient herbal wisdom and modern culinary innovation. Discover new tastes and join us on our journey to leave ‘No Leaf Unturned’.

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