Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by solitude » Nov 10th 10 8:39 pm

These days some tamaryokucha and dong ding oolong from a local vendor. After I found the proper brewing parameters few good steps can be obtained from them. And I have with me gyoukuro premium from hibiki-an. When I opened and tried I was a bit dissapointed; strong vegetal - seeweed taste and lack of sweetness, so I left it for a while. after 2-3 month I tried again - a nice sweet taste with a mild vegetable hint on the back, probably it was "row" and just need some time to mature. BTW do you have similar experience with gyokuro? or I just somehow changed the brewing parameters? (though I tried to keep them same)

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by AdamMY » Nov 10th 10 9:34 pm

Currently on Steep 2 of Hibiki's Sencha Superior. I do not know what it is but I have been on a Japanese green kick lately.

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by tortoise » Nov 10th 10 11:10 pm

I just opened a bag of yuuki uji gokujo and brewed a pot. Did not like. I'm sure I'm messing it up, at least, I hope I am. I read somewhere here that it is supposed to be brewed like gyo but didn't see that on the website. 1g per 1 oz right? Cooler water?

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by edkrueger » Nov 11th 10 2:33 am

IMO, that tea isn't too great. I would avoid all of the Uji products from Yuukicha.

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by sebpassion » Nov 11th 10 11:03 am

at the moment i have some chinese yun wu in my cup.

its one of the first chinese greens i try, but i really like it. sweet, no bitternis and a bargain too.

but i have other chinese greens waiting such as:
anji white and pi lo chun.

next session will be myabi from o-cha at work.

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by tortoise » Nov 11th 10 6:18 pm

edkrueger wrote:IMO, that tea isn't too great. I would avoid all of the Uji products from Yuukicha.

Thanks. Warning shall be heeded.

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Nov 12th 10 2:09 am

tortoise wrote:
edkrueger wrote:IMO, that tea isn't too great. I would avoid all of the Uji products from Yuukicha.
Thanks. Warning shall be heeded.
... will do ... :lol:

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by iannon » Nov 12th 10 2:48 pm

Chip wrote:
tortoise wrote:
edkrueger wrote:IMO, that tea isn't too great. I would avoid all of the Uji products from Yuukicha.
Thanks. Warning shall be heeded.
... will do ... :lol:
ok that made me laugh Chip...

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by iannon » Nov 12th 10 2:48 pm

Maruyama from Maiko..yummy

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Mrs. Chip » Nov 12th 10 2:55 pm

iannon wrote:Maruyama from Maiko..yummy
+1 on the yumminess iannon!

No Maruyama this morning with Chip, we had a nice blend of dribs and drabs of sencha remains. Turned out quite well. :wink:

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Nov 12th 10 3:45 pm

... but actually there was Maruyama in there. This dribs and drabs was remains from a few OTTI 7 asamushi-s.

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Mrs. Chip » Nov 12th 10 3:59 pm

Chip wrote:... but actually there was Maruyama in there. This dribs and drabs was remains from a few OTTI 7 asamushi-s.
Ha, shows you how much I know! :lol: TBH, I never asked.

Kinda scary, I just drink whatever he puts in front of me. :shock:

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by TwoPynts » Nov 12th 10 5:07 pm

"Slummed" it today with a bag of Tazo Chinese Green Tips (spring harvest).
Nothing special, but a lot better than Lipton green...

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Tobias » Nov 13th 10 12:02 am

Meng Ding Cui Yu - tasty and inexpensive.

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Re: What GREEN are you currently drinking?

by tortoise » Nov 13th 10 3:26 am

TwoPynts wrote:"Slummed" it today with a bag of Tazo Chinese Green Tips (spring harvest).
Nothing special, but a lot better than Lipton green...
Awesome.

:lol: