Hagiricha Mafuji Sencha (Nio Teas)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A creamy rich head and body with notes of lima beans made for a delightful first infusion. All further cups were much too astringent for my palate and could have been caused by poor packaging that resulted in crushed & broken tea leaves during shipment. Vendor: Nio Teas Tea:ย Hagiricha Mafuji Sencha Type: Continue reading Hagiricha Mafuji Sencha (Nio Teas)

Gyokuro Cha Musume (Nio Teas)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Updated 3/7/19 – the previous post cited Gykuro Cha Meijin in error I had some problems with Nio’s labeling. It wasn’t the same between website, invoice, & packaging =( Results:ย One of those special teas that are all about the experience. Giving a rich tea soup full of umami, Nio’s Organic Gyokuro was Continue reading Gyokuro Cha Musume (Nio Teas)

Premium Dragon Well Long Jing (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A velvety green tea with the rich notes of butter beans. I drank two samples in one day and wished I had more. An excellent choice for both the experienced & new green tea enthusiast. Vendor: Teavivre Tea:ย Premium Dragon Well Long Jing Type: Green Origin: Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China Continue reading Premium Dragon Well Long Jing (Teavivre)

Liu An Gua Pian (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A surprising note of bok choy had me drinking back to back cups. Nothing bitter or biting about this green tea, I’ll be adding it to my keep in stock list. Vendor: Teavivire Tea:ย Liu An Gua Pian Type: Green Origin: Qiyun Mountain, Liu’an City, Anhui province, China Tasting:ย 3.4 / tempยฐ/ 150ml / Continue reading Liu An Gua Pian (Teavivre)

Yunnan “Purple Beauty” Green Tea (Yunnan Sourcing)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results: Distinct flavor and beautiful pink liquor are worth trying. Don’t forget to add a squeeze of lemon and watch the color brighten up. Vendor: Yunnan Sourcing Tea:ย Yunnan “Purple Beauty” Green Tea (use either of my links above for $5.00 of your first order) Type: Green (Zi Juan purple varietal) Origin:ย Spring 2018, Continue reading Yunnan “Purple Beauty” Green Tea (Yunnan Sourcing)

Jasmine Snow Bud “Mo Li Xue Ya” (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย Intense natural Jasmine aroma/flavor with an acerbic finish. Heavily scented, the vegetal notes of the green tea were overpowered. Vendor: Teavivre Tea:ย Jasmine Snow Bud – “Mo Li Xue Ya” Type: Green Origin: Nanling Tea Garden, Simao District, ย Pu’er City,ย Yunnan Province Tasting:ย 8grams / 175ยฐ/ 8oz / Rince 5 – Steep 10, 15, 20, Continue reading Jasmine Snow Bud “Mo Li Xue Ya” (Teavivre)

Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review – Huang Shan Mao Feng (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A vibrant green tea great for winding down your day or as a nightcap. Its sweet hay & alfalfa aroma are followed by a tangy vegetal flavor. The silky smoothness of this tea makes it a great choice for those who have stayed away from green teas due to bitterness. Vendor: Tea Continue reading Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review – Huang Shan Mao Feng (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Tea Review – Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Rating: โญโญ Results:ย While having a beautiful appearance, the flavor was not there. Worth trying for the novelty. Might work for those preferring extremely light green tea. Vendor: Teavivre Tea:ย Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui Type: Green Tea Origin:ย Anui Province, China Tasting:ย 9.6g / 185ยฐ/ 10 oz / 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 (seconds) Average number of Continue reading Gong-Go Tea Review – Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui (Teavivre)

A Gong-Go Essential Tea Review – Japenese Sencha (Upton Tea Importers)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย One of my favorite teas, it was the first green tea I fell in love with. Recommended as a Gong-Go Essential Tea everyone should have. Also a great starter tea for anyone new to Gong-Go. Vendor: Upton Tea Importers Tea:ย Japenese Sencha Type: Green Tea Origin: Japan Tasting:ย 9.6 / 175ยฐ/ 10 oz / Continue reading A Gong-Go Essential Tea Review – Japenese Sencha (Upton Tea Importers)