Ilam Classic Summer Green Tea

description

Compared to its spring counterpart, the summer green teas from Ilam are more imposing. The flavors are more brisk, fuller and ample in the mouth, but with that lovely smoothness we have come to love in these Nepalese teas.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Mellow notes of sweet corn and grilled greens

appearance

Luminous green-yellow

taste

The liquor starts out on a mellow, clean note but turns big and full-bodied in the middle. Notes of sweet pea, grilled greens and toasted grains are discernible but they fade away quickly.

COMPLEMENTS

Fritters, soft cheeses, tofu, savory pies

dry leaf

aroma

Intense notes of roasted greens, corn and toasted legumes

appearance

Mix of well-rolled blackish green and olive leaves

infusion

aroma

Smoky; marked by notes of grilled greens

appearance

Bright olive green leaves

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

176F -185F

1.5 tsp / 0.09 oz

3 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Honey

PICKING DATE
06-06-2016
TIME OF DAY
Afternoon
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Second
SKU NPSFILG | GRADE GTGFOP1
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