ZW81: Downy White Tea Organic

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175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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From Upton Tea Imports

Not to be confused with Downy White Pekoe, this selection is composed of small tender leaves and delicate white tips. The liquor has a gentle character, with fruity nuances and light hints of nectar. The cup finishes with a delicate, smooth sweetness.

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

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IMO this tea in no way can be called “gentle” or “delicate”. It is very strong to me for a white, very green.

I mean, to where I wondered if I’d put the wrong tea in and double-checked the bag. I was sure I’d accidentally used a green tea.

Vegetal, a fair amount of bitterness around mid and back tongue. Long finish.

Not particularly “nuanced”, either. It’s a pretty straight-forward and simple tasting tea.

Nope, not at all what I’d hoped for or expected from the description. I won’t be buying again and will likely trade this off.

175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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