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Snow Buds

 
Updated: Dec. 16, 2011 

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About Snow Buds | Best (Top-Rated) Snow Buds | Examples of Snow Buds

About Snow Buds

Light Green Wiry Tea Leaves
Snow Bud
from Drink The Leaf
Snow buds, also known as xue ya(雪牙), is a relatively new style of white tea, although it is sometimes classified as a green tea as it shares some characteristics of all of these types of tea. According to Rishi Tea, this variety was developed in the 1980’s by blending some techniques from green tea and white tea production.[1] It is usually described as having a delicate aroma.

Both the names "xue ya" and "snow buds" can also refer to a type of yellow tea.

References:

1. Snow Buds (Xue Ya), Organic White Tea, Rishi Tea Store, Retrieved Nov. 3, 2009.

Best Snow Buds

The notion of the "best" Snow Buds is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas in this category, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

Most Often-Rated Teas

Picture of Snow Buds 1st Flush

Snow Buds 1st Flush

Brand:Rishi Tea
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
1 Rating
Picture of Xue Ya Ballad

Xue Ya Ballad

Brand:Adagio Teas
Region:?????
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
1 Rating

Top-Rated Teas

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Examples of Snow Buds

The following are examples of the 10 selections of Snow Buds in our database.

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Xue Ya Ballad

Brand:Adagio Teas
Region:?????
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Organic Snow Buds (Xue Ya)

Brand:Drink The Leaf
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
Picture of Snow Buds 1st Flush

Snow Buds 1st Flush

Brand:Rishi Tea
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Organic Snow Peony

Brand:Red Blossom Tea Company
Region:Guangxi, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose

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