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Amanda

(338 reviews)
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Huoshan Huang Ya Yellow Tea from What-Cha

Style: Huangya – Region: Anhui, China

90 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Sep. 4th, 2014

The aroma of the dry leaves is quite sweet, there are notes of lightly roasted sweet corn, gently roasted sesame seeds, bamboo leaves, and a tiny hint of tomato leaves. At the finish of the sniff there is a hint of smoke. It is odd, every yellow tea I have had has had that tiny hint of smoke at the finish, I find that ...

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Alex Zorach

(1274 reviews)
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ZG52: Huo Shan Yellow Buds from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Huangya – Region: Anhui, China

63 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
Mar. 23rd, 2010

This is the first yellow tea I've sampled and in many respects it resembles a green tea.

The aroma is fairly rich; there are some of the grassy tones that characterize many green teas, but these are weak and in the background. A bit peppery like Upton describes, and also a bit perfumey. Subtle, but with a lot of d...

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