Dragon Well Green Tea (Long Jing)

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Calculated from 16 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Green Tea Leaves
Grass, Spinach, Vegetal, Vegetables, Umami, Bitter
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Typical Preparation
Use 14 oz / 422 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Use 4 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 30 sec
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“Thanks to Teavivre for a sample of this tea! I haven’t tried too many dragon wells yet, so am happy for the opportunity to try out another one and see how it compares! The aroma of the brewed tea...” Read full tasting note
“Tea sample provided by Teavivre for review Follow up to my last tasting note on this tea Today my first to the third steeps were lovely, and the fourth was ok but not as enjoyable. Not bitter at...” Read full tasting note
“Thank you Angel and Teavivre for this generous sample I enjoyed the first steep of this tea the best. It was a tad softer and had a more elegant appeal. The 2nd and 3rd brew brought on a stronger...” Read full tasting note
“This sample was generously sent along by Angel from Teavivre – thank you! This is the first dragon well I have tried. The liquour was so light I was afraid I hadn’t used enough leaf (I might not...” Read full tasting note


Origin: Longwu, Xihu, Zhejiang, China

Ingredients: Flattened tea leaves, with one bud and one or two leaves

Taste: A subtle, rich, orchid like taste and aroma, with no hint of bitterness

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

Health Benefits: TeaVivre’s XiHu Long Jing, have high levels of antioxidants and other natural chemicals that reputedly help 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. Long Jing tea is also widely renowned in China as a good tea to help calm the mind, cheer you up and clear your thinking.

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