83

- 5g in 230ml Yixing teapot
- Dry leaf smells divine – sweet fruity with subtle floral tea scent like a white tea
- Rinsed once. Wet leaves smell like clear crystal cavern of delights, fresh and sweet
- First infusion (95˚C, 20s).
- Wet leaf smells a little more spicy and peppery, not as sweet.
- Liquor smells faintly musty (like wet clothes left to dry indoors) and not particularly pleasant. Not much flavour or sweetness – I think I should have steeped for at least 30s.
- Second infusion (96˚C, 1:00)
- Wet leaf smells
- Liquor smells pleasant, sweet comforting herbal like grass jelly or something. Maybe this is the orchid scent??!!

- Cold Brew with the leaves (5 hours) Meh, too astringent.

Rating: 83

Flavors: Black Pepper, Herbaceous, Mineral, Musty, Orchid, Spicy

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 0 min, 30 sec 5 g 8 OZ / 230 ML

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