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China Shandong Laoshan Green Tea


A splendid green tea with a toasted corn aroma, with a smooth taste of green beans and lightly toasted corn, reminiscent more of Korean green teas than Chinese.

2020 update: We have had to switch to a different source of Laoshan tea due to difficulties in getting it from our original source, however the new source is a bit cheaper while maintaining the same quality.

Tea from Laoshan is gaining very rapidly in reputation due to it's unique characteristics gained as a result of being grown at a higher latitude than any other tea within China. The high latitude makes it all the more difficult for the tea plants to grow which gives the tea a full and complex taste which is typically only found from high elevation teas which undergo similar strains.

Tasting Notes:
- Stunning toasted corn aroma
- Green bean and lightly toasted corn taste

Harvest: Spring, April 2020

Origin: Laoshan, Shandong Province, China
Cultivar: Longjing No.43
Sourced: Direct from a specialist Chinese tea wholesaler

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 70°C/158°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 30-45 seconds

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

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