Bi Luo Chun Green Tea (Pi Lo Chun)

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Rating

81 / 100

Calculated from 85 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Ingredients
Green Tea
Flavors
Butter, Grass, Spices, Umami, Astringent, Spinach, Sweet, Bok Choy, Carrot, Corn Husk, Roasted, Toasted Rice, Vegetal, Nuts, Vegetable Broth, Fruity, Seaweed, Green Beans, Honeydew, Sweet, warm grass, Flowers, Pepper, Vegetables, Asparagus, Bitter, Green, Mineral, Rainforest, Smooth, Apricot, Kettle Corn, Cut grass, Fruit Tree Flowers, Floral, Tangy, Lychee, Hay, Garden Peas, Melon
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Not available
Typical Preparation
Use 12 oz / 348 ml of water
Set water temperature to 180 °F / 82 °C
Use 6 g of tea
Steep for 1 min, 45 sec
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“Bi Luo Chun how I love you. This review is for the spring 2014 production. When I first met this tea from Teavivre it was in January 2012, so it must have been a 2011 tea. I was blown away. This...” Read full tasting note
“I bought this because I loved the way it looked! These leaves are twisted and soft and fluffy, but they have great staying power for resteeping. I have reviewed this a few times before so this...” Read full tasting note
“Having this tea this afternoon, brewed in my gaiwan in short steeps and combined into one cup. I have to say, this cup smelled really really melon-y. Almost cantaloupe, but moresoe honeydew. It’s...” Read full tasting note
“Many thanks to Angel and Teavivre for this generous sample! I was really apprehensive about this sample because I am not the biggest fan of greens, especially straight greens, but this was really...” Read full tasting note

Description

Origin: Dongting Mountain, Jiangsu, China

Ingredients: Compact rolled up buds with white tips

Taste: A fruity, bold aroma and taste

Brew: 1-2 teaspoons for 8oz of water. Brew at 176 ºF (80 ºC) for 1 minutes (exact time depends on your taste – a longer time will give the tea a stronger taste and color)

Health Benefits: Being a non-fermented green tea, Bi Luo Chun has high levels of antioxidants and other natural chemicals that give green teas their ability to reduce the incidence of cancer, promote good skin tone and help reduce the affects of aging. Also high in vitamin C, fluoride and calcium, they also promote healthy teeth and bones.

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