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I ordered this one a while back, but I hadn’t tried it yet… so I thought it was about time!

I have a tremendous fondness for white tea. And this one is very good. I have read of many a displeasure on Steepster when it comes to white pear teas, but this one has a very pleasing pear flavor, and it is nicely accented with cinnamon and cloves.

Very good tea. I don’t know how this would fair as an iced tea – the flavors might be a bit too delicate for iced tea. But it does make a pleasing hot tea for later in the evening.

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170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Erin

It actually tastes like pear?

LiberTEAS

Yes, it actually tastes like pear with cinnamon and cloves… like maybe a baked pear with spices.

As someone who has flavored/blended teas for quite some time, I can say that pear is a difficult flavor to achieve because if you think about it, the flavor of the fruit itself is rather subdued. But I think that 52 Teas did a really good job with this one.

Erin

i totally agree! i’ve tried several teas that are supposed to taste like pears, but i keep striking out. i’ll definitely try this, though!

LiberTEAS

Erin: If you’d like, I can send you a sampling of it. :) Just PM me with your address.

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Erin

It actually tastes like pear?

LiberTEAS

Yes, it actually tastes like pear with cinnamon and cloves… like maybe a baked pear with spices.

As someone who has flavored/blended teas for quite some time, I can say that pear is a difficult flavor to achieve because if you think about it, the flavor of the fruit itself is rather subdued. But I think that 52 Teas did a really good job with this one.

Erin

i totally agree! i’ve tried several teas that are supposed to taste like pears, but i keep striking out. i’ll definitely try this, though!

LiberTEAS

Erin: If you’d like, I can send you a sampling of it. :) Just PM me with your address.

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I am obsessed with tea!

I am a co-founder of the SororiTEA Sisters:
http://sororiteasisters.com

I also review teas for the Tea Review Blog:
http://www.teareviewblog.com

In addition to my passion for tea, I am also a mixed media/altered arts artist. You can see some of my art here: http://eccentricpastiche.blogspot.com

I am also a self-proclaimed foodie. I review local restaurants and the food I buy online here: http://hungryinportland.wordpress.com

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My favorite teas are Yellow Teas with most Oolong teas at a close second. As far as “flavored” teas go, I love Earl Grey, Chocolate and Jasmine teas.

I also am intrigued by flavored teas with an unusual or unique flavor combination.

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I don’t do a whole lot of swaps anymore, however, I do occasionally sell sampler boxes here: http://liberteas.teatra.de/ I don’t always have sampler boxes available as it depends upon how much time I have as well as packaging supplies. I usually post at least one or two sampler boxes per month, though, so if you’re interested, keep an eye out or PM me and I’ll let you know when I have some posted.

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Most of the teas that I record in my notes here are going to have a fairly high rating from me. This is not because I am not discerning, but because I do not usually waste my time on drinking tea I do not care for, nor will I waste my time on writing about it.

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