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This is a very pleasant tea. But I prefer their Dragon Pearl Jasmine. This tea is scented 3 days longer than the other and you can tell.

I had thought that maybe you wouldn’t be able to, but decided to buy some to try it out in case there was, indeed, a difference because of those 3 days.

There is. The jasmine is quite more prevalent… with the other tea it is a whisper, with this one it’s a clear voice.

Beautiful for those that like more jasmine flavor to their jasmine scented teas. It’s lovely tasting and of good quality, IMO, but I’m one who likes their jasmine softer. I’ll stick to their non-supreme version and gift or trade this one to someone who can enjoy it more.

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Note to those who read my reviews:

I only about a year ago learned I have synesthesia and that is why I’ve always wrote my reviews primarily in colors. Clearly, if you’ve read any recently, that’s still how I write most of the time as that’s still how I best describe flavors. Today I realized that may be worth putting out there for folks who come across my reviews.
Moving on:

Unless otherwise noted, I use 2.25g of tea to 6oz of water for my tastings.

Geeky, vegan, dominant, serious, non-gendered, childfree, eclectic, alternatively-styled, friendly and open-minded are good descriptors of me, I think. Also: extremely introverted, but not at all shy.

I grew up on bag teas, mainly Lipton, at my father’s and great-grandmother’s homes. I loved getting up before everyone else and sitting with a hot cup and reading or watching some quiet tv in the morning.

I didn’t bother much with tea for the years of my teenhood because of no longer seeing either of these people and my mother’s house wasn’t one for tea… more coffee drinkers, instead.

During my adulthood I started drinking it again, but still mostly bag teas like Lipton, Tetley, and some herbal mixes. I enjoyed these but went no further…

…until I was at a restaurant one night and ordered a Darjeeling tea to give it a try.

I fell back in love with tea and have since been trying all sorts of loose leaf and some bag teas.

I’m currently delving mainly into white teas, but my tastes wander.

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