I drink this when I'm having a bad day! loll I really love this tea, it's very expensive... BUT! Wegmans is great, they have a fresh supply of this near me, and I can buy small amounts by gram (just make sure you don't charge your self for the bag). Very nice tea, very nice flavor if made correctly. I treat this stuff like my baby! This is personally my favorite white tea, but I am new to this. I've tried silver needles, and I like this one better, could be poor brewing though. If you live by a Wegmans, go buy 10 grams, see how you like it. Unfortunately you're only offered Rishi tea to sample like this (not a bad company though.) Also, you support a good cause in return for your money.... think of it as charity so you don't get upset about the price!
I usually use around 3.6 grams per 8 oz. (yeah i think it's 3.8 i'm tired) The honey suckle flavor is a great attribute, this tea reminds me of laying in a field by my house when I was younger. I think this is why my connection to this tea is so strong! I know when I sip a great tea when it gives me great energy.
When you lay this tea out afterwards, look at the leaves and patterns, they're very nice and are taken care of. Hope this 345 am post helps you!
I just recently blended my left overs with my dragon jasmine 3:1 ratio. It was actually quite good for mixing two different types of tea... DID get rid of some flavors, but I like using 2nd hand tea to experiment frivolously. If it's not good I put it in my aunts garden