Tea: Citron Green

A Fruit Green Tea from Adagio Teas

Picture of Citron Green
Brand:Adagio Teas
Style:Fruit Green Tea
Region:China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
# Ratings:3 View All
Product page:Citron Green

Review of Citron Green

AromaFlavorValueTotal
7 of 104 of 54 of 577 of 100
Very GoodGoodGood Value

This tea impressed me, and I'll say it is not only the only citrus-flavored green tea that I have really enjoyed, but it is also my favorite flavored tea from Adagio yet!

The dry leaf has a strong aroma of lime and citronella, but upon brewing, the citrus aroma is more subdued.

The aroma has a pleasing, grassy and corn-like aroma which follows the initial citrus. Flavor is subtle, relatively smooth. Although Adagio's description says that the base tea is from China, the base tea tastes to me a lot more like Bancha, a Japanese green tea, than like any Chinese green teas that I know. The leaf, with large, flat pieces of leaf, also looked a little like bancha to me, so I don't know if this has to do with production method?

Either way I liked this tea...the citrus blends well, and the citrus quality is more of lime than lemon, which I like both because I like lime, and because I think lemon tends to be a little over-used as a tea flavoring.

I tend to be hard to please when it comes to flavored teas, so I want to give Adagio props on this one. It is also quite inexpensive!

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