Floating Leaves : High Mountain Blind Tasting Sampler

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Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:51 pm

FloatingLeaves wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:43 pm
I think the one you described as harsher/deeper/in-your-face you meant to write B, is that correct?
Yes. I think it is just a more strongly flavorful tea, so that the same quantity of leaf, water, and infusion time that was most pleasing for tea A, and maybe not quite enough time or a little too dilute for tea C, was a bit too concentrated for tea B. It is not to say that the flavor was harsh or bitter or off--just as a stronger leaf, it needed a little more dilution to hit my palate's sweet spot.

I've been brewing each of these one at a time recently, grandpa style, gongfu, and one or two sessions cool brewed in the thermos, and they're all delicious when I get the infusions right.
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