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drank Dan Cong by thepuriTea
150 tasting notes

My Breville tea maker finally arrived last night! This morning, I decided that the perfect tea to christen my beloved happiness maker with was Dan Cong. How wonderful is it that I can now brew a beautiful oolong exactly right. It really is so exciting!

What a treat! Dan Cong is simply gorgeous. I’m finding it hard to separate all of the flavors in this tea. I get a floral, fruity, roasted, and a slightly nutty taste. It’s as if these flavors rush in almost all at once, swirl around my taste buds, and then melt away. I’m just enjoying the experience.

A big thank you to the wonderful QuiltGuppy for sharing this amazing tea with me. I feel so fortunate today :)

MaddHatter

Sounds …. DEEEEEELish!

QuiltGuppy

Double yay! I love this tea (I bought a pound of it!) and I love the Breville! I hope you enjoy yours, too…

teawing

I love the look of this tea dry, and I agree, it is very good. I also have QG to thank like you. Her influence is far reaching!

QuiltGuppy

Jenn – You inspired me to have DC this morning… (it didn’t take much prodding.)

ashmanra

I picked up my napkin at dinner and somehow it smelled like flowers and coconut, very light. I don’t know why, either. But it made me want Dan Cong! Thanks to QG, I had a generous sample and was able to have some more.

Michelle Butler Hallett

Isn’t the Breville wonderful? The basket feature rocks.

Jenn

MBH, the tea basket and temperature control were THE selling points for me. I love it :)

QuiltGuppy

Have you tried it with the basket cycle button pushed? It’ll move the basket up and down, but really only works best when you have a full pot of tea. (Nice for steeping a strong black for kombucha!) :)

QuiltGuppy

Do you think kombucha would work with Dan Cong?

Jenn

QuiltGuppy-
1.) I had no idea that such a basket function existed! I hate reading instruction manuals, so the quick start guide was as far as I’ve read.

2.) You scare me. Why do you want to use such “good” teas for the booch?? The tea miser in me doesn’t want you to waste any Dan Cong, BUT technically, an oolong should work perfectly for the brew. Do you own a cheapo oolong to experiment with?

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MaddHatter

Sounds …. DEEEEEELish!

QuiltGuppy

Double yay! I love this tea (I bought a pound of it!) and I love the Breville! I hope you enjoy yours, too…

teawing

I love the look of this tea dry, and I agree, it is very good. I also have QG to thank like you. Her influence is far reaching!

QuiltGuppy

Jenn – You inspired me to have DC this morning… (it didn’t take much prodding.)

ashmanra

I picked up my napkin at dinner and somehow it smelled like flowers and coconut, very light. I don’t know why, either. But it made me want Dan Cong! Thanks to QG, I had a generous sample and was able to have some more.

Michelle Butler Hallett

Isn’t the Breville wonderful? The basket feature rocks.

Jenn

MBH, the tea basket and temperature control were THE selling points for me. I love it :)

QuiltGuppy

Have you tried it with the basket cycle button pushed? It’ll move the basket up and down, but really only works best when you have a full pot of tea. (Nice for steeping a strong black for kombucha!) :)

QuiltGuppy

Do you think kombucha would work with Dan Cong?

Jenn

QuiltGuppy-
1.) I had no idea that such a basket function existed! I hate reading instruction manuals, so the quick start guide was as far as I’ve read.

2.) You scare me. Why do you want to use such “good” teas for the booch?? The tea miser in me doesn’t want you to waste any Dan Cong, BUT technically, an oolong should work perfectly for the brew. Do you own a cheapo oolong to experiment with?

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I’m an animal loving vegan foodie, and a card carrying tea fanatic! Didn’t you get your card?

I typically drink my black tea with a splash of almond or coconut cream and a dash of turbinado sugar or stevia. My green teas I typically drink straight, and the same goes for most of my other teas with an occasional exception. I live on the edge!

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