• Reviews

    LuLin Teas Huang Shan Mao Feng

    Country of Origin: China Leaf Appearance: jade green, thin and wiry Ingredients: green tea Steep time: 30 seconds Water Temperature: 170 degrees Preparation Method: porcelain gaiwan Liquor: very pale greenish yellow This tea was delicate yet fulled bodied at the same time. There were floral and grassy notes along with a mild vegetal astringency. The mouth-feel was smooth and there was interesting sweetness in the finish. With most teas, the sweetness will linger in the palate or at the back of the throat. This one was unusual because it felt like the sweetness was concentrated on my teeth. One of my favorite things about Mao Feng is that it is composed almost completely…


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    LuLin Teas Posh Earl Grey

    Country of Origin: Sri Lanka, China Leaf Appearance: dark, somewhat twisted with lots of flower petals Ingredients: Sri Lankan back tea, Keemun black tea, bergamot oil, orange flowers and corn flowers Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup and mesh infuser Liquor: reddish brown The dry leaves of this tea were larger in size and higher quality than most earl greys. I was impressed by their appearance post-steeping and I think that the use of Ceylon and Keemun made all the difference. I don’t believe that I’ve ever seen orange blossom flowers before but they were a nice touch of color along with the typical corn flowers. The…