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Sheng

(4 reviews)
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Xin Yang Mao Jian from Teasenz

Style: Mao Jian Green Tea – Region: Xinyang, Henan, China

90 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
May. 16th, 2017

The appearance of this green tea is dark green. The dry leaves smell amazing. It’s like seaweed.

After brewing I can see that it consists mainly out of small young leaves as well as some one bud one leaf pickings.

This is a pretty strong tea. The flavour reminds me of a biluochun. It’s vegetal, seaweed-like, ...

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b22johansen

(44 reviews)
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Xin Yang Mao Jian Green Tea from TeaVivre

Style: Mao Jian Green Tea – Region: Xinyang, Henan, China

60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
May. 31st, 2015

Although I like green tea, this is not one of my favorites. Although it seems to be of good quality, the taste is not for me. There is a strong vegetal flavor as well as a bitterness present throughout that I am not fond of. That being said, the aroma is very pleasant with a strong vegetal smell. It seems to be a good ...

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Amanda

(338 reviews)
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Xin Yang Mao Jian Green Tea from TeaVivre

Style: Mao Jian Green Tea – Region: Xinyang, Henan, China

80 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Apr. 30th, 2015

The aroma is delightfully savory, mixing notes of sundried tomato. tomato leaves, spinach, and a bit of sauteed mushrooms. At the finish there was a tiny hint of cut grass and a surprising note of dulse.

The first steep keeps up the savory notes, blending sauteed mushrooms, some mild bok choy, a bit of edamame nutti...

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Xin Yang Mao Jian from Teasenz

Style: Mao Jian Green Tea – Region: Xinyang, Henan, China

97 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
May. 13th, 2014

When I snipped open the little pouch this tea came in and gave it a good sniff, the first thing I noticed is how brothy, almost meaty the leaves smell, how intriguing! Once I poured the leaves I planned on steeping into my official sniffing dish, the leaves still retained their hint of broth, but it became more of a ve...

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Tea_is_wisdom

(4 reviews)
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Xin Yang Mao Jian Green Tea from TeaVivre

Style: Mao Jian Green Tea – Region: Xinyang, Henan, China

87 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
Jul. 23rd, 2012

Dry Leaf: Smokey and vegetal.
Wet Leaf: Has a warm vegetal aroma with a very slight smokey aroma
Liquor: Is a yellowish green color.
Taste: Has a smokey flavor with a vegetal taste and there is a slight bitterness that lingers in the back of your mouth in a pleasant way.
Overall Opinion: I give this tea a 87. I th...

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Alex Zorach

(1330 reviews)
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Xin Yang Mao Jian Green Tea from TeaVivre

Style: Mao Jian Green Tea – Region: Xinyang, Henan, China

94 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
Apr. 18th, 2012

This is the type of green tea I like most: strong, dark, and complex, producing a bold and rather bitter, but very clean and refreshing cup.

The dry leaf was very wiry, and intensely aromatic, with an aroma suggesting sweetness, but with some deeper, darker tones as well, a sort of deep fruitiness.

I found this t...

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