Argentina Black Orthodox

Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis assamica Common Names: Black Orthodox Tasting notes: Malty and astringent. Origin: Argentina Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the teas & herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Small broken dark brown uniform sizes of bits of leaves & stems. Opened…

Oolong (long oxidized)

Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis Common Names: Oolong  Tasting notes: Roasted, malty & astringent. Origin: Taiwan Brewing temp.: 100 °c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: Caffeine Content: Personal notes on the teas & herbals Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Bits & pieces of leaves & stems. With browns & dark green…

Nilgiri

Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis var. assamica Common Names: Nilgiri, BOP, CTC. Tasting notes: Light body, ‘fresh’ malty sweet, light astringency. Origin: Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, India Brewing temp.: 100°c Steeping time:  4 mins Antioxidant Level: medium Caffeine Content: high Personal notes on the teas Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour…

Keeman

Keeman Tasting notes: Deep roasted malt notes. Origin: China Brewing temp.: 100°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  Rolled wirey bits of dark brown leaves Dark brown / red slightly open leaf bits Deep coppery amber….

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,…

White Silver Needle

Tasting notes: Soft floral vegetal notes, 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 Soft jade green, white velvet like hairs, full tips Darker jade green full tips Soft buttery…

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…