drank White Peony by Rishi Tea
44 tasting notes

As with all the Rishi teas I’ve tried, I enjoyed this one. I hadn’t had white tea before, but this certainly isn’t what I had expected. I followed the instructions and used 2 tablespoons for an 8-ounce serving. The infusion was indeed “amber-orange,” as the description says; I suppose I had expected it to look more like a green tea. The taste was interesting as well—much less delicate and much more rich than I had expected (although it definitely was mild, subtle, and delicate—just less so than I expected). I’m not sure I could yet identify what flavors there are yet; I’d have to give it a few more tries. My wife tried some; she finds green teas too subtle for her liking, but enjoyed this. Make of that what you will.

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Hi, I’m Mark! I’ve loved tea since my childhood, but have only recently begun to get into the higher quality loose-leaf tea world, and I love it! I try to buy all of my tea locally (it’s easier for me to keep track of my spending when I use cash, plus the lack of shipping makes me feel like I get more for my money, of which I have little).


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