Price: Sample (regular price - $16.95 for 4oz.)
Vendor: Mighty Leaf
Brewing Method: Per Instructed - 1 teaspoon of leaves, 1 cup of filtered water, heated to 170°F-180°F, steeped for 2 - 3 minutes
Overall Score: 4.2 out of 5
Organic Emerald Pearls is Chinese green tea. The aroma of the dry leaves is sweet, fresh, and grassy. The leaves are long, rolled, slightly twisted strands which are dark green in color.
The aroma of the tea is grassy and fresh. The liquor is a light yellow color.
The taste is sweet, fresh, and grassy. A sweet, floral aftertaste lingers for quite some time. I would say this tea is somewhere in between a light and medium bodied tea. It is not really mellow, but it is not bold either. The tea is not bitter, but it is a tad astringent… after just the first 2oz. cup my mouth started to feel a bit dry.
There isn’t much to say about this tea… it is straight and to the point with its sweet, grassy flavor. There is a tiny bit of astringency, but this tea has refreshing qualities, as well.
Friday, July 17, 2009