Sencha #1 Green

Did this tea at two temperatures, the lower temp. of 72°c was less astringent, more floral, with a silky mouth feel.

Darjeeling First Flush

Camellia sinensis var. assamica Darjeeling First Flush Tasting notes: Malty, green notes, astringent. Origin: India Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea profiles Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Leafy bits, pieces & stems, shades of jade, greens and soft…

Matcha

Matcha Tasting notes: Strong green vegetal notes, astringent. Origin: Japan Brewing temp.: 84 °c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea profile Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Pale green powder.  none Jade green not clear. Sweet green vegetal.  Strong green vegetal notes, astringent.

Hoji Cha

Hoji Cha Tasting notes: Toasted, earthy, mildly green Origin: Japan Brewing temp.: 84°c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Small dark flat bits, brown stems. Brown broken bits & stems. Golden amber, bright and clear.  Soft floral…

Gyokuro

Gyokuro Tasting notes:Green, vegetal smooth texture. Origin: Japan Brewing temp.: 84 °c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Dark green long flattened leaf pieces. Medium jade green open broken leaf pieces, mushy spinach light texture. Pale…

Sencha

Tasting notes: Soft vegetal notes, low astringency. Origin: Japan Brewing temp.: 84°c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea profiles Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Dark jade green flattened 1/2″ needle like shapes  Dark jade green open broken leaf bits and stems Pale yellow…

Jasmine

Jasmine Tasting notes: Slightly sweet and floral notes, slightly astringent green notes. Origin: China Weight: 2 gm Brewing temp.: 84 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea profiles Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Dark brown, beige with green tip blossoms, rolled wirey…

Dragonwell

Dragonwell Tasting notes: Strong green, some soft floral notes, astringent. Origin: China Brewing temp.: 84 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the Tea profiles Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Jade to dark green, broken and flattened pieces, bits of stems & tips.  Softer…

Pai Mu Tan

Pai Mu Tan Tasting notes: Vegetal, soft floral, slightly astringent Origin: China Brewing temp.: 84°c Steeping time: 4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: low Personal notes on the Tea profiles Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Some tips with dark green broken leaves and stems Dark green leaves opened,…

Gunpowder

Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis Common Names: Gunpowder Info from class handouts Tasting notes:  Golden liquor, grassy, vegetative, smoky Origin:  China Temp:  80-84°c Steeping time: 3-4 mins Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Dull light green, tightly rolled balls Cut leaf, mostly uncurled, rich colour Rich golden…