Reviews of the best green teas(Includes loose leaf tea reviews and bagged tea reviews)
Ever since I first tasted a pleasant green tea a few years ago (I am a former green tea hater!) and realized that I had been missing out on a whole world of good (not bitter!) green tea, I have discovered many favorites.
Here are reviews of some I would recommend whether you are looking for a good, low cost, convenient (think supermarket brand) variety, or a high quality premium brand. My list of favorites is long- keep checking back as I add more reviews!
This is the first green tea I ever liked so I started here with my recommendations for all of you who think you hate green tea! If you want good, convenient and low cost- try this one!
This tea is best described by what is absent- which is anything that would ruin a cup of tea. There is absolutely zero bitterness. If you want a super mild cup, this is the one.
This is more regular green tea than matcha, but a great tea to try if you generally don’t like the taste of green tea- I bet you will enjoy from the first sip- no need to acquire a taste for it!
This tea is the perfect accompaniment to a winter hibernation… it gives the same feeling as one gets from a cup of chicken soup- warm, hearty, full, and completely satisfying.
Finally a tropical green tea that tastes like tea and not a fruity kid drink! Intermingling flavors include a sweet but subtle floral and fruit flavor.
Marco Polo (iced)
This green tea version of the Mariage Frères Marco Polo tea is a super refreshing bright and aromatic floral tea with a fragrance of flowers and dried fruit- perfect for cold brewing an iced green tea!
A beautiful golden-amber tea very easy to brew to perfection. Gunpowder tea tolerates a wider range of brewing temperatures than most green teas! Slightly sweet and perfect for an autumn morning or afternoon tea.
Matcha Green Tea
Because matcha green tea is in powdered form rather than the more common tea leaf or tea bag form, it provides a completely different drinking experience. As a result, the matcha green tea reviews are in a class of their own and are presented on a separate page.