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    Teavivre Tai Ping Hou Kui 2013

    Country of Origin: China Leaf Appearance: flat, sage green Ingredients: green tea Steep time: 1 minute Water Temperature: 175 degrees Preparation Method: glass teapot Liquor: very pale green I had never even heard of Tai Ping Hou Kui until fairly recently but it is fast becoming one of my favorite green teas. The leaves of this version from +TeaVivre were slightly smaller than the one I had previously reviewed from Bellocq Tea Atelier. They had the same distinctive flattened shape and interesting texture. The taste was delicately vegetal with an subtle floral note. It almost reminded me of sugar snap peas. The aftertaste was sweet and lingered nicely after each sip. It was…