China Green Tips

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Green Tea
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Broth, Toasted, Vegetal, Green, Asparagus, Vegetable Broth, Grass, Smooth
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185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 15 sec 11 oz / 315 ml

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  • “I’ve really been in the mood for vegetal (non smoky or metallic) greens lately. Colour me suprised! So when I ordered this at “coffee” with a friend the other day, I found this oddly satisfying....” Read full tasting note
  • “I had a meeting today in Starbucks (I love that there’s one just downstairs!) and wanted to get something from there since we were taking up their space. So, I went with China Green Tips. I can’t...” Read full tasting note
  • “I’m still very new to teas, but after having a few of these leaf bags I have to say that the previous “tea dust” bags just don’t cut it anymore. I can safely say that I’m done with tea bag tea’s,...” Read full tasting note
  • “Backlog from earlier today/yesterday – I’ve drank it a lot lately. I spent this afternoon driving around the countryside, around Concord and Lexington – they’re full of old fields and historical...” Read full tasting note

From Tazo

Hand Picked in the misty mountains of Zhejiang Province in China, this tea embodies the classic flavor of a fine green tea.

China Green Tips is fresh and lively tea with a light, creamy, vegetative taste balanced with lingering sweet, smooth finish.

Flavor profile: “grassy, vegetative, sweet, ricey.”

Ingredients: Blend of Mao Feng green teas.

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108 Tasting Notes

518 tasting notes

Hotel tea. Surprisingly not as bitter as I thought it might end up. My water temp was a little lower than recommended because I figured that was better than to hot! It’s actually decent. On my phone, so I can’t give it a number, but it would actually be in the low 70s.

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76 tasting notes

I wanted something bland this morning to hopefully calm my stomach. I don’t remember the last time I had this tea. Not a huge fan. It’s a bit too grassy/vegetal for me. I need to try more unflavored green teas.

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7 tasting notes

I drank a mug of this tea this morning fro Starbucks and it’s the second time I have tried this. The first time i tried it was last summer so it has been a while and wanted to retaste it for reviewing puroses. It tastes similar to gyokuro due to its vegetal notes. It seems to have medium caffeine amount.

2 min, 15 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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18 tasting notes

Awful. Hands down the worst tea I’ve ever drank. It smelled and tasted FISHY! I’m serious. I wonder if I got a bad batch because this was truly disgusting. I love green tea and have a tried a number of green teas but never has one literally made me spit it out and dump the cup after a couple sips. The first whiff of that fishy smell I thought oh..eww but decided to have a sip against my instincts. It was offensive. Just like drinking aquarium water I imagine. Really cannot for the life of me see how Tazo could make sell a tea this bad. Again, I really have to wonder if I got a bad batch. The tea came in the sampler package that Tazo sells. I would definitely not buy this ever but if I happen to see this at a friends house I’ll ask them to brew it up to see if it smells/tastes like fishwater.

175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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This is my standard tea for work and home. I drink it a few times most days with a teaspoon of organic honey.

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4 tasting notes

Very light, mild green tea / slight floral notes.
Favorite for a rainy day warm-me-up!

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7 tasting notes

I really do not care for this tea. For me it is too grassy.i I don’t like the rice flavored overtones either. It is stronger than the Celestial seasonings matcha green tea which is also not a fav of mine.

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38 tasting notes

The flavor profile is GRASSY and that’s the key word to latch onto. Kinda dull and tastes like sipping down a brewed cup of grass.

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