• Green Snail Spring 'Bi Luo Chun'
  • Green Snail Spring 'Bi Luo Chun'
  • Green Snail Spring 'Bi Luo Chun'
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Green Snail Spring 'Bi Luo Chun'

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Description

Green Snail Spring tea (Bìluóchūn) was originally named "Scary Fragrance" (xiàshàrén xiāng) because according to Chinese folklore it inadvertently made when a girl plucking the tea leaves ran out of space in her basket and stored it in her clothes. The strong smell surprised the girl. According to the Qing Dynasty chronicle, the Kangxi Emperor gave the tea a more elegant name "Green Snail Spring" because of it's shape.

Origin: Jiangsu, China
Harvest: Spring
Tasting Notes: Vegetables, artichoke, marine notes, and a hint of wood
Brewing Parameters for 5 grams of tea in mug with an infuser basket: 175F for 1.5 minutes, 4 steeps. 

One package contains 25 grams of loose leaf tea