Description: Legend has it that this tea was created by the famous Buddhist monk, Da Fang, during the Song Dynasty. The tea has a very rich flavor, with notes of chestnuts and a vegetal sweetness. Slightly reminiscent of a Lung-Jing, but with a more pronounced character.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 180° Steep Time: 3 min.
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from SLidell, LA (United States)
(11/26/2010) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Excellent,
""Unless I was told this was not a dragon well I would have never known the difference.Slightly nutty and vegetal.How can this not be lung ching?Good price/quality.Highly rec."
" Tymothy Smith
from Arcata, CA (United States)
(1/8/2011) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
Brendan Charles Cook
from Tampa, FL (United States)
(3/19/2012) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Good,
"Nice chocolatey bitterness on the first infusion. Pleasant sweetness in later infusions. Full flavor without being coarse or smoky." Bret Wiley
from Austin, TX (United States)
(12/3/2010) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Good, Liquor: Average,
"As an everyday green tea, it's fine. I don't see any comparison between this tea and "Real Long Jing" at all. It has none of the toasty, yeasty flavors that Long Jing is known for. Not a bad tea, but nothing special either."
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