Pascoe's Woodlands Classic Winter Frost Green Tea

description

We love this green tea for its robustness and for flavors that keep the palate excited with their peaks and lows. They turn big quite fast and mellow down just as quickly. No single note lingers long enough and so there's the excitement of stumbling upon new flavors and textures throughout the length of the cup.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Heady notes of roasted greens, puffed rice, and boiled chickpea.

appearance

Spring bud green

taste

The liquor starts out clean but turns big and flavorful in the middle. Notes of roasted greens emerge strong, along with notes of puffed rice and starch. Slight astringency comes through towards the end and lends briskness to the otherwise gentle cup.

COMPLEMENTS

Ideal with grilled meats, wok-fired greens, and gruyere cheese.

dry leaf

aroma

Vegetal with hints of toasted grains

appearance

Short, tightly-rolled, curled black-olive green leaves

infusion

aroma

Leafy and mossy

appearance

Choppy, dark olive leaves

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

176-185 oF

1.0 tsp / 2.5 g

2.5 mins

Recommended number of steeps - one

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

PICKING DATE
Jan 15, 2017
TIME OF DAY
Afternoon
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Winter
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU NGWFPWG | GRADE FTGFOP1 | INVOICE W-633
CERTIFICATIONS


16 Reviews

Likes

  • Freshness 10
  • Smooth Body 8
  • Unique Flavor Profile 7
  • High Quality 6
  • Great Aroma 5

Dislikes

  • Bitter if Over-Steeped 6
  • Strong 2
  • No Flavor 0
  • Weak 0

Best Served

  • Anytime 11
  • Dessert Tea 1
  • Evening 1
  • Afternoon 1
  • Morning 1

P

April 10, 2017

Decent Nilgiri green tea

Likes : Smooth Body.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime.

Rather sensitive to water temperature and steeping time, otherwise quite solid. Fairly standard green tea taste.

ben

Dec. 14, 2016

pleasant every day green tea

Likes : Freshness, High Quality.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime.

Pascoe's Woodlands winter green tea has a broad malty flavour, I found it bennefited from only a 2 min brew rather than the full 3 mins as it tended to turn bitter when overbrewed.

Phil

Jan. 5, 2016

Truly enjoyable!!

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Smooth Body, Unique Flavor Profile.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime, Morning.

A refreshingly clear vegetal taste combined with a hint of sweetness on the 2nd and 3rd steepings awaits the consumption of this tea. Be careful of over-steeping by temperature of water or time as this can result in a very powerful bitter taste. This is my first winter flush green tea and as such, I was not disappointed!! Kudos to you, TeaBox for your search for the best!!!

Piotr

Dec. 3, 2015

Excellent!

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Unique Flavor Profile.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Complex and interesting green tea. Low caffeine content. No bitterness. Highly recommended! Reviewed as part of theTeabox subscription program.

Piotr

Oct. 21, 2015

An excellent green tea

Likes : Freshness, Smooth Body, High Quality.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime.

Very nice green tea. Complex and interesting taste. Low caffeine content. No bitterness. Highly recommended!

Gabriel

Oct. 19, 2015

Good woody green

Likes : Freshness.

Dislikes : Strong.

Good woody green tea with strong flavor. I don't like Many nilgiri teas, but this one was good as it wasn't too strong. Woody flavor mellowed through the steeps and gave way to a softer, more relaxed flavor.

Regina

Sept. 26, 2015

A Great Green Tea

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Anytime.

This was a great green tea. Great flavor and not bitter. Smooth and fresh.

Lea

Sept. 9, 2015

Great flavor

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality.

Best Served : Anytime.

I like the benefits of green tea but not always the flavor. This one is wonderful. If you're on the fence about the flavor of green tea, I recommend trying this.

Maddelynne

Sept. 6, 2015

Green tea is great!

Likes : Unique Flavor Profile.

I love green tea and I had no issues with this one!

Ian

Aug. 27, 2015

Tasty unique flavour

Likes : Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Anytime, Afternoon.

This was an interesting and unusual cup of tea - full of flavour and very pleasant any time, particularly afternoon.

aktau.laroute

Aug. 20, 2015

Зимний, зелёный, бюджетный

Неплохой зелёный, без изысков, но вполне питейный

Sara

Aug. 18, 2015

Nice afternoon tea

Likes : Freshness, Smooth Body, High Quality.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime.

A very nice tea that warms the stomic after a good hard work. It energies gently and gives you a nice small boost to get through the rest of the day.

Phil

Aug. 1, 2015

better than average...

Likes : Freshness, Smooth Body, Unique Flavor Profile.

Dislikes : Strong.

Best Served : Anytime, Evening, Dessert Tea.

1st steeping @ 178 F for 2 min--musky, coffee taste 2nd steeping @ 179 F for 3 min -- still musky, coffee, but an unexpected sweetness :) at back of throat 3rd steeping @ 179 F for 2 min -- musky and coffee flavor gone, now a clean & smooth taste; little to no astringency; no more sweetness :( 4th steeping @ 177 F for 2 min -- no flavor but clean & smooth

ami.lengade

June 17, 2015

Excellent in flavour

Likes : Freshness, High Quality.

Best Served : Anytime.

This tea is my favorite, better is that it you can use it upto 3 times and the aroma still remains

Emily

May 27, 2015

Smokey/woody taste

Likes : Great Aroma, Smooth Body.

Best Served : Anytime.

This was pretty delicious compared to the rest of the green teas. This would be great with homemade whipping cream. Loved it. It's definitely a woodlands taste to it.

Colin

April 19, 2015

Unique "woodsy" suggestion of menthol and camphor

Likes : Unique Flavor Profile.

Infusion: 190 deg F (88 C), 2.3 g per 180 ml water, 3 minutes "Woodsy" aroma and flavor-- suggestive of menthol and camphor. Although not smoky, it reminded me of campfire. The color of the liquor is an attractive sunshine yellow. Only one infusion possible. Unique and interesting characteristics. Did not go well with sugar.

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