Silver Needle White Tea (Bai Hao Yin Zhen)

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Calculated from 23 Ratings
Tea type
White Tea
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White Tea Leaves
Cucumber, Hay, Baked Bread, Rice, Sweet, Floral, Soybean, Vegetable Broth, Cantaloupe, Honey, Honeydew, Melon, Straw, Honeysuckle, Nectar, Autumn Leaf Pile, Dust, Sugarcane, Creamy, Oats, Pastries, Flowers, Lettuce, Sage, Earth
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Fair Trade
Typical Preparation
Use 8 oz / 240 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Use 5 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 15 sec
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“It’s the last day of July already? Unbelievable! A few months ago I started using the last day of the month to update my “Tea Collection” database, re-arrange my cupboards as needed, & kind of...” Read full tasting note
“Thanks to Heather for passing down a sample of this. I’ve never been a huge fan of white tea, but seeing that I haven’t had a straight up white tea in years, it wouldn’t hurt to revisit...” Read full tasting note
“Here’s Hoping Traveling Tea Box #10 I snatched this one out of the box to sample later and I am soooooo glad I did. This was such a delicate white tea I love! The dry leaf was so beautiful. The...” Read full tasting note
“This sample arrived today from Teavivre, and I didn’t wait long before trying it out. The dry leaves were lovely and intact, and it was fascinating to see how much character each little leaf...” Read full tasting note


Origin: Fuding City, Fujian Province, China

Ingredients: Pure tea buds

Taste: sweet and slippery taste; has slight soymilk flavor; sweet aftertaste presents quickly

Brew: bew 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: Silver Needle White Tea gives you the greatest health benefits of all White Tea’s. Composed of only unopened, fresh leaf buds, none of the beneficial antioxidants and minerals in this tea has yet had a chance to be used by the plant to convert to chlorophyll or other parts of an opened leaf’s structure

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