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1 TB for 450mL water, bare.

This smells like the Long Life Oolong from DavidsTea, pleasantly peachy — although there is no peach in this blend. There is mango and pineapple and something, well, fermenty. But that’s supposed to be there.

I am not sure how this kombucha thing works. I thought kombucha was a leathery biomass that sits on top of fermeting liquid. Does this tea contain dried biomass? Or is kombucha the name of the liquid?

Anyway, the fermenty flavours in this blend do not agree with me. This tea tasted like peaches with malt vinegar. Acidic and strange and a bit sweaty. I could detect no oolong. Not for me.

Charles Thomas Draper

it should be the name of the liquid. you don’t consume the " leathery biomass ". the biomass sits on top of black tea with white sugar added for fermentation.

Michelle Butler Hallett

Thanks for clearing that up for me, Charles. I’d gotten conflicting infoormation.

Charles Thomas Draper

Oh yes, and cider vinegar….

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Charles Thomas Draper

it should be the name of the liquid. you don’t consume the " leathery biomass ". the biomass sits on top of black tea with white sugar added for fermentation.

Michelle Butler Hallett

Thanks for clearing that up for me, Charles. I’d gotten conflicting infoormation.

Charles Thomas Draper

Oh yes, and cider vinegar….

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I prefer straight teas but will try almost anything … so long as it’s not tainted with hibiscus. I loathe hibiscus.

Oolongs and blacks are my favourites.

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