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Wall Street Journal: What should one look for when tasting a tea?

[Tea shop chief Thomas] Lee: It’s difficult. For instance, with Long Jing, a green tea, it’s a taste of tastelessness.

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Same crap here.

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3 Responses to “The ‘tea is tasteless’ meme grows”

  1. Eric the Read Says:

    If I buy a green tea that’s tasteless, I’m taking it back for a refund. Where does this garbage get started anyway?

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Eric: I think there’s some zen thing going on. The tastelessness of taste…

  3. Josh Says:

    There are people who are congenitally unable to taste green tea. “Tea shop chief” is probably not the right profession for them.

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