Jade Bamboo

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175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 15 sec 17 oz / 500 ml

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From The Tao of Tea

Made in the Hunnan Province, China.
Made in early spring with true artisan skill of pan-roasting leaves, the Jade Bamboo is grown at an elevation of 1000 meters. The traditional art of pan roasting over low heat helps develop the flavor fully and gives it a good balance toasted aroma. We find it similar to the aroma of bamboo. Sweet, smooth, vegetal taste. Brew at 175F for four minutes, mineral water preferred.

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39 tasting notes

Agreed, really great green tea. It has a very fine aftertaste. I was trying to compare this tea to Tao of Tea’s Rainforest green – I noticed a difference in the aftertaste, the Jade Bamboo takes on a stronger sense of sencha, and the rainforest green becomes less bitter. Otherwise, they are really similar and both great. I like the Rainforest slightly better.

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40 tasting notes

Fantastic taste. Exceptionally smooth even after long steeps hardly gets bitter.

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If you’re putting that big order in, I might get some of this one as well!

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1247 tasting notes

Don’t look now, but this is the 666th individual tea I’ve written a note about.

Steepster says otherwise, but that’s because there are three mystery teas in my log (teas I never tasted nor possessed, nor even came into the same room with as far as I know). I can’t get rid of them no matter what I do. I’ve written to the Steepster overlords, but I fear that, like the two mystery private message notifications that won’t go away, this is a break that no one knows how to fix.

I have two packets of this. I’m treating them as separate for sipdown purposes because it’s container space I’m really counting.

I didn’t believe the directions when they said that this should be steeped for four minutes, but next time I’m going to try that. 1:30, my usual green tea steeping time, is probably giving this short shrift.

I smell the bamboo in the aroma, a sort of green, woody smell. But this isn’t, right now, giving off as much flavor as I expected and the liquor is very pale. It has a very interesting rose gold color.

I’m not going to rate it yet.

Flavors: Bamboo

175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 30 sec 2 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML
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I also have the mystery message notifications; for the most part I’ve just gotten used to them, but every now and then I have that moment where I go “Oh, I’ve got a message” and there’s nothing there.


I know, it really messes with my OCD tendencies. ;-)

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4 tasting notes

Quite honestly, one of the best green teas I’ve ever tried. It tastes like a bamboo forest on a foggy day, really quite extraordinary and experiential.

180 °F / 82 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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1 tasting notes

A really great, every day tea. One of my favorites.

175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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