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Mao Feng Green Tea

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Last Updated: Feb. 28, 2012 

About Mao Feng Green Tea

Loose-leaf green tea with long, wiry, dark green leaves with golden hints, on white backgroundLoose-Leaf Mao Feng Green Tea from Anhui Province, China, Photo © Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-2.5.
Mao feng green tea is a style of Chinese green tea. The term mao feng (毛峰) is often translated "fur peak" or "hairy peak", and refers to the shape of the leaves, which are covered in fine white hair and have tips with a shape like a mountain summit. The leaves of mao feng tea tend to be long, flat, and slightly curved.

Huang shan mao feng(黄山毛峰) is a well-known type of mao feng green tea, named for the region in which it is grown, near Huang Shan (Yellow Mountain) in Anhui, China. Mao feng is also grown in the Wuyi mountains and other regions of China, and even in other countries, including Nepal.

Other mao feng tea

Mao feng can also refer to black tea with similarly shaped leaves, such as Keemun mao feng; these teas have little in common other than the shape of the leaves, that they are reasonably high grades of tea, and that they are both commonly grown in Anhui province.

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Sweet and light but resistant for many brewing

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Mao Feng from De Theefabriek

Style: Mao Feng Green Tea – Region: Zhejiang, China
Jul. 12th, 2017

I might still have to work out some things with brewing this tea, because this second attempt tastes very different from the first.

It has a strong vegetal aroma and very little sweetness. It reminds me a little bit of Young Hyson right now which seems strange. After all, this tea is supposed to be mild whereas Youn...

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90 / 100

Brewed tea in 9-10oz of water at 200F for 3 min first steep.

It had a nutty scent kind of like long jin (dragonwell). I could tell from the scent of the liquor and the wet leaves that this would be a top-quality tea.

The flavor is actually somewhat simple, but very pure. I get nuttiness/toastyness akin to the sce...

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80 / 100
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The aroma is sweet, a blend of delicate cherry and a delicate floral and fresh vegetation. Sniffing this tea reminds me of the aroma of spring rain and refreshing cool air, it is very evocative and delicate.

The first thing that strikes me after my first sip of the first steep is how refreshing it is, I feel revita...

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90 / 100
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A mix of strong vegetal (I would say green bean and a hint of spinach) and sesame seeds. There is a finish of yeasty bread and cherries.

The beginning of the taste is sweet, gently sweet like honeysuckle nectar and sesame seeds. It reminds me a of the aftertaste you get when eating sesame Halva but with a vegetal qu...

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Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Region:Huangshan, Anhui, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Region:Zhejiang, China
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Region:Huangshan, Anhui, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
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Brand:Teavana
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Brand:Starway (Tea King of China)
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Region:Huangshan, Anhui, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Region:Huangshan, Anhui, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
96
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Nonpareil Te Gong Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Region:Huangshan, Anhui, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Brand:Tazo Tea
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Region:Zhejiang, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
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