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Jeju Summer Harvest Korean Green Tea from Spire Tea


spireteaTea Information:

Leaf Type:  Green

Tea Description:

A delicious Korean green tea with a light, fresh herbaceous taste and a vibrant green liquor colour.

Learn more about Spire Tea on their website.

Taster’s Review:

I can’t recall the last time I’ve tried a Korean tea … I know that I’ve certainly tried them, but, they are not as easy to come by and so my experience with them has been limited.  So I was very excited to try this Jeju Summer Harvest Korean Green Tea from Spire Tea.

And this is delightful.  It has much of what I’d expect from a green tea. It has that light, “green” taste that falls somewhere between the flavor of sweet grass and mild steamed vegetables.  There is a very faint buttery undertone to this cup as well which adds a nice emphasis on the steamed veggie taste.

It is a pleasantly sweet and mellow cup, but there is a certain invigorative quality to it as well.  It has a fresh, crisp, clean kind of taste that perks up the taste buds.  There is some tangy astringency toward the tail, and the aftertaste is sweet.

Overall, I find this cup to be very rewarding and soothing, especially nice after a long day.  I did find that the flavor waned slightly as it cooled, so this is one that I’d recommend drinking while its hot.  But, that’s just fine with me, because it seems so relaxing to sip as a hot beverage.  Very nice.

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