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drank Arjuna by Zhi Tea
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Thanks to Ellen for the sample. This is a uniquely fun oolong. Between the description from Zhi and watching the leaves slowly unfurl in my glass teapot, this tea is as much an epic as a drink. The flavors are surprisingly happy and fruity, peach and white grape dominate the first two steeps, then it thins and lets a buttery, lemony caramel become the primary taste. I could feel myself perk up with the first sip and unwind with the leaves and smokey caramel. Exactly what I needed on a day of perpetual gloom.
The complex and distinct flavors and shape make this a real work of art. I have to look up what else it’s artist has crafted.

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200 °F / 93 °C
tea_for_one

i love this tea too! i think it was discontinued though. :-( it looks like still have the eagle nest oolong which comes from the same estate and is of the same complexity and quality.

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i love this tea too! i think it was discontinued though. :-( it looks like still have the eagle nest oolong which comes from the same estate and is of the same complexity and quality.

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