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This is quite a bitter green tea that is hard to brew right. I like it more as a cold brew, but even there, it doesn’t stand out from the crowd. It does have some interesting characteristics, like a mild buttery/nutty taste and aftertaste, a spicy finish and cooling throatfeel, but overall just isn’t very appealing to me.

Flavors: Apple, Bitter, Butter, Drying, Nutty, Sour, Sweet

Preparation
155 °F / 68 °C 0 min, 30 sec 5 g 5 OZ / 150 ML

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Currently, I am a PhD student at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario. Apart from teas and mathematics, I enjoy sports and traveling, as well as music of all kinds.

I have been a fan of green tea for a while and only recently (in 2017) started exploring other kinds of tea in greater depth. I rarely drink blends or white tea and avoid artificially scented teas. Other than that I try to keep it varied. The one thing that I am currently missing in my collection are teas from India, in particular some Darjeelings.

My rating description:
100 _ Unforgettable tea, an experience that changes your life.
90 – 100 _ Excellent tea.
80 – 90 _ Very enjoyable, I will buy again.
70 – 80 _ I enjoyed it, but I most likely won’t be buying it again.
60 – 70 _ Decent.
50 – 60 _ Average, forgettable.
40 – 50 _ I didn’t really like the tea, but it is drinkable.
0 – 40 _ I would prefer to avoid the tea.

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Waterloo, ON, Canada

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