Meng Ding Huang Ya Yellow Tea

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Meng Ding Huang Ya Yellow Tea

Postby Victoria » Feb 23rd, '08, 13:47

Trying this one today:

http://www.teacuppa.com/Meng-Ding-Huang ... ow-Tea.asp

The leaf color is just as shown, a yellowy green. Fine medium needles.

The leaves do a little dance like silver needle, which I could watch since I brewed it in my IngenuiTEA. The brew color has a medium yellow, light oolong look to it.

My impressions of the first steep - peppery with a hay note and a dry finish. Feeling very much like a bolder white.
Second steep - much smoother more sweetness, Nice body to it. Leaning towards oolong at this point.

Overall it's not bad, but I'm not planning a repurchase.

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Re: Meng Ding Huang Ya Yellow Tea

Postby Chip » Feb 23rd, '08, 22:29

Victoria's Own wrote:Trying this one today:

http://www.teacuppa.com/Meng-Ding-Huang ... ow-Tea.asp

Overall it's not bad, but I'm not planning a repurchase.


Yeah, I tried it, it was not bad, interesting, but have no plans on buying it again. The dancing leaves was the highlight of this yeller...

I guess I just don't really get the point of it. Of yellow in general.

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