Tag Archives: Maojian

Cold Brewed Green Tea – Getting Set For Summer

Seeing as our recent dusting of snow has melted, the bitter North wind retreated back to its Arctic lair, and temperatures finally nudged back above freezing, I’m starting to become slightly more optimistic regarding the eventual return of clement weather.

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Maojian – The Darling Buds of Spring

The name of this tea translates as Downy or Furry (mao) Tip (jian). This refers to the appearance of the tea whilst still on the bush, describing the soft hairs on the unopened leaf bud.

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