ZG51: Yellow Tea Imperial

A Yellow Tea from


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Calculated from 5 Ratings
Tea type
Yellow Tea
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Typical Preparation
Set water temperature to 180 °F / 82 °C
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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7 Tasting Notes View all

“My first time trying a yellow tea. The leaves in the bag are slender and light brownish with some white areas. I steeped this in an infuser mug with water around 180 F for 3 minutes. The leaves,...” Read full tasting note
“Sipdown! mostly because i’m splitting the remainder of this package up for my tea sister and for my tea friend down under. I’ve had a couple yellow teas before, that inspired me to keep trying...” Read full tasting note
“Of course I had to give in and try a yellow tea with my samples. I read a bit on the processing but the leaves look like nothing I could have imagined, their dark brown with cream streaks remind...” Read full tasting note
“Whoa, what is this? Yellow tea? I’ve never heard of it so I thought I’d give it a try. The brew is a very light golden color. It reminds me of a gold coin that could use a polish. Since the leaves...” Read full tasting note


This impressive selection is notable for the fine craftsmanship displayed in the tea’s manufacture, as well as the wonderful infusion it yields. The delicate cup is complex, with floral notes, hints of fruity sweetness, and a wisp of a smoky hint in the finish. This pleasing admixture of flavors develops over multiple steepings.

Origin: China

Steeping Suggestions: –
Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup
Water Temp: 180°
Steep Time: 3 min.

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