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drank Osmanthus Oolong by TeaCuppa
247 tasting notes

My first issue with this tea company was that instead of listing the contents as tea (as required for customs as this arrived from Malaysia), they listed that I had purchased several different types of incense.

This tea smells like perfume, and for good reason; it tastes like it, too. The details say that this oolong has yellow osmanthus buds in it as well, but there were none in the tea I received. 195/3 min. Ooh. I can smell the floral perfume from here. When I taste it, it is so perfumed that it actually pricks my tongue. I cannot taste the oolong tea at all. The scent of the tea has permeated all of my senses. At least I can no longer smell the pancakes I burned this morning.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Indigobloom

I love Osmanthus! I won’t order this one though :(

QuiltGuppy

Me, too. This one was a huge disappointment!

Angrboda

Oh, customs fiddling. :/ I got an order shipped from China once containing some $70 worth and on the customs form it said ‘$10 – Card’. I’m surprised the danish customs authorities didn’t open it. They must have been able to tell that a box doesn’t contain only a card. It did make me feel a bit iffy, though, and it took a while before I felt comfortable about shopping there again. They haven’t done it since, so I’m back to business as usual.

QuiltGuppy

It seems to me to be just too shady. I wish that customs would have opened it. Now, I’m not as interested in trying the two other teas I ordered from them.

teawing

burned pancakes, bah!

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Indigobloom

I love Osmanthus! I won’t order this one though :(

QuiltGuppy

Me, too. This one was a huge disappointment!

Angrboda

Oh, customs fiddling. :/ I got an order shipped from China once containing some $70 worth and on the customs form it said ‘$10 – Card’. I’m surprised the danish customs authorities didn’t open it. They must have been able to tell that a box doesn’t contain only a card. It did make me feel a bit iffy, though, and it took a while before I felt comfortable about shopping there again. They haven’t done it since, so I’m back to business as usual.

QuiltGuppy

It seems to me to be just too shady. I wish that customs would have opened it. Now, I’m not as interested in trying the two other teas I ordered from them.

teawing

burned pancakes, bah!

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I’m a middle school teacher of French, Spanish, ESL and reading intervention. I’m also a mom to two young children.

I’ve always been a tea lover. When I lived in France during college, I really loved the tisanes. Over the past couple of years, I’ve branched off into loose teas. I’m not very knowledgeable about teas, but I’m really loving the learning process!

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