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Friday, November 18, 2011

Teas Etc Loose Leaf White Tea 'Jasmine Silver Needle Organic'

Tea Information:
Tea: Jasmine Silver Needle Organic
Type: White Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Teas Etc
Purchase: Here
Description: A Chinese Silver Needle (Yinzhen) organic all bud white tea that is scented with the aroma of fresh Jasmine blossoms.

Bold floral tones with the simplicity of traditional silver needle white tea character make this a very popular choice.

Ingredients: organic silver needle white tea, organic jasmine
Origin: Fujian, China

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 185°F 500ml
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet, fruity, floral
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, light, jasmine
Flavor: sweet, jasmine
Body: Light
Aftertaste: vegetal
Liquor: translucent yellow-green

delicious, light, refreshing, lovely

Resteep:185°F 500ml 4 min
med body, still delicious!

Resteep:185°F 500ml 4 min
3rd steep is too bitter and astringent

Rating: 3/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

I received this product for free in return for writing a review.
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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