Liu Family Tie Guan Yin Green Tea Cake Review

I’ve never tried a green tea version of Tie Guan Yin before so this should hopefully be interesting.

Tea Specifications

Brand: Verdant Tea / Liu Family
Tea: Tie Guan Yin – Green Tea
Tea Varietal: Tie Guan Yin
Vintage: May, 2020
Elevation: 700 Meters
Origin: Longjuan, Anxi, Fujian

Tie Guan Yin Green Tea
Liu Family Tie Guan Yin Green Tea Cake

Review

Amount of Tea: 7 Grams
Brewing Vessel: Small Glass Pitcher
Type of Water: Distilled Water
Rinse Time: 10 Seconds
Steep Time: 35 Seconds – 45 Seconds – 60 Seconds

The flavor is somewhat reminiscent of Tie Guan Yin tea, but much lighter, and in my opinion, a little disappointing.

Very light, mild green tea flavor, with more bitterness then I was expecting.

Flavor notes: Vegetation, grass, orange blossom honey, and a moderate bitterness.

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson is the founder and chief editor of the Professional Tea Taster.

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