When I purchased this back in February the sales associate assured me that the taste would grow on me… 7 months later and I’m still waiting.
First steep: Very strong flavours and scents, it almost bowls me over everytime, is it the figs or the oolong? I sip it slowly, but the flavours just do not jive in my mouth… there’s no smoothness or creaminess. It’s just strong and brash.
Second steep: A little better than the first, mostly due to the fig flavour weakening. Still having a hard time getting “lost” in the cup. Kabusecha, Milk Oolong, Rooibos, all eventually grew on me, but this… this one just leaves me with a bad taste in my mouth everytime. Sigh.