I’m not a big green tea drinker because I do not prefer grassy “green” teas, but I actually really enjoyed this one. While it is a distinctly green tea, the flavour was very full bodied and full of tannins. I found it similar to many yellow teas I have enjoyed in the past, which seem to have a lot of flavour tannins, yet are never bitter or astringent.
First steep: 7 minutes, 90 degrees C water. Liquid was medium amber and full flavoured. Surprisingly, I noticed malt, which is the last thing I expected to find in a green tea.
Second steep: I just let the tea bag in for at least 45 minutes, cold water. Liquid had less flavour and tasted a lot like a typical green tea. I don’t recommend using cold water to brew this, but it was my only available option.
Flavors: Green, Malt, Round, Tannin